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coincidence
used in The Glass Castle

2 uses
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Definition
a situation where two things happened at the same time or in the same way by chance even though it was unlikely

(for example, if two students in the same class met by accident while visiting another country)
  • He said it was an incredible coincidence that he happened to be walking by.
    p. 61.8
  • Even though it seemed awfully coincidental, I didn't want to push my luck by asking too many questions about who this someone was.
    p. 110.4

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