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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - By accident; Through coincidence.

Usage examples (36)
  • To sleep, perchance to dream..
  • Shrewsbury, and if I told my name perchance it might travel back, and I was in no mind to have my mischances retailed in the town.
  • Obsolete has been keeping an eye on Alisher Usmanov Parental Guidance, unless Schillings have perchance added a short word beginning in c to their name?
  • -- I am a man of the people, a man who acts, -- I was, I mean, -- not a man who thinks; and all your subtleties of word perchance entrap me. for more
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