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accidents

noun
plural of accident

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1 a chance and usually sudden event bringing loss or injury
  • was involved in a minor accident on her way home from work

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2 the uncertain course of events
  • you shouldn't leave it to accident to decide where you'll be lodging in the course of your trip across the country

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“Accidents.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/accidents. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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