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coincidence
used in David Copperfield

4 uses
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Definition a chance occurrence that seems like it was arranged

(for example, if two students in the same class met by accident while on vacation in another country)
  • Here was a coincidence!
    Chapters 1-3 (79% in)
  • I could not disguise from myself, or from the waiter, that this was an uncomfortable coincidence, and inquired how it was done.
    Chapters 4-6 (55% in)
  • 'It's a curious coincidence,' said I. 'It is really,' returned my host, 'quite a coincidence, that Traddles should be here at all: as Traddles was only invited this morning, when the place at table, intended to be occupied by Mrs. Henry Spiker's brother, became vacant, in consequence of his indisposition.
    Chapters 25-27 (18% in)
  • 'It's a curious coincidence,' said I. 'It is really,' returned my host, 'quite a coincidence, that Traddles should be here at all: as Traddles was only invited this morning, when the place at table, intended to be occupied by Mrs. Henry Spiker's brother, became vacant, in consequence of his indisposition.
    Chapters 25-27 (18% in)

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