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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A hypothetical force or power that unpredictably or capriciously determines events and issues favorably or unfavorably for persons or causes. (plural)

Usage examples (36)
  • I remember that what we call our fortunes, good or ill, are but the wise dealings and distributions of a
  • Then came the sudden change in fortunes during overtime.
  • Today's theme: drastic changes in fortunes and lifestyles.
  • So it would seem bad news abounds for the Democrats 'midterm fortunes this year. for more
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