near misses

plural of near miss
as in narrow escapes
a barely successful escape from something undesirable a near miss with death prompted him to give up skydiving

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“Near misses.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/near%20misses. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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