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coincidence
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Oliver Twist
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  • By a remarkable coincidence, the other two had been visited with the same unpleasant sensation at that precise moment.
  • However, Mr. Fagin seemed to interpret the endeavour as expressing a perfect coincidence with his opinion, and put about the liquor which Barney reappeared with, in a very friendly manner.
  • In pursuance of this request, Nancy quickly laid the cloth; disappearing for a few minutes, she presently returned with a pot of porter and a dish of sheep’s heads: which gave occasion to several pleasant witticisms on the part of Mr. Sikes, founded upon the singular coincidence of ’jemmies’ being a can name, common to them, and also to an ingenious implement much used in his profession.

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  • It was a pure coincidence that both got sick the same weekend.
  • It was a fortunate coincidence that we ran into each other at Starbucks.

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