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circumstances

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1 a state or end that seemingly has been decided beforehand
  • the condemned murderer seemed indifferent to his circumstance

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2 something that happens
  • due to unexpected circumstances, the test will be postponed

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3 the uncertain course of events
  • I was a victim of circumstance, for nothing that I could have done would have made a difference

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“Circumstances.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/circumstances. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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