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used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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an unpredictable outcome that is unfortunate; or bad luck
  • Dan Needham described Mr. Tubulari as "already senseless, before his fall," but the track-and-field coach severely sprained his ankle in the mishap and had to be carried to the Hubbard Infirmary.
    p. 397.4

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