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Calamity vs. Fortune

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Calamitynoun

An event resulting in great loss.

Fortunenoun

Destiny, especially favorable.

‘She read my fortune. Apparently I will have a good love life this week, but I will have a bad week for money.’;

Calamitynoun

The distress that results from some disaster.

Fortunenoun

A prediction or set of predictions about a person's future provided by a fortune teller.

Calamitynoun

Any great misfortune or cause of misery; - generally applied to events or disasters which produce extensive evil, either to communities or individuals.

‘Strokes of calamity that scathe and scorch the soul.’;

Fortunenoun

A small slip of paper with wise or vaguely prophetic words printed on it, baked into a fortune cookie.

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Calamitynoun

A state or time of distress or misfortune; misery.

‘The deliberations of calamity are rarely wise.’; ‘Where'er I came I brought calamity.’;

Fortunenoun

The arrival of something in a sudden or unexpected manner; chance; accident.

Calamitynoun

an event resulting in great loss and misfortune;

‘the whole city was affected by the irremediable calamity’; ‘the earthquake was a disaster’;

Fortunenoun

Good luck.

‘Fortune favors the brave.’;

Fortunenoun

One's wealth; the amount of money one has; especially, if it is vast.

‘He's amassed a small fortune working in the Middle East.’; ‘My vast fortune was a result of inheritance and stock market nous.’; ‘Her fortune is estimated at 3 million dollars.’;

Fortunenoun

A large amount of money.

‘That car must be worth a fortune! How could you afford it?’;

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Fortuneverb

To happen, take place.

Fortuneverb

To provide with a fortune.

Fortuneverb

To presage; to tell the fortune of.

Fortunenoun

The arrival of something in a sudden or unexpected manner; chance; accident; luck; hap; also, the personified or deified power regarded as determining human success, apportioning happiness and unhappiness, and distributing arbitrarily or fortuitously the lots of life.

‘'T is more by fortune, lady, than by merit.’; ‘O Fortune, Fortune, all men call thee fickle.’;

Fortunenoun

That which befalls or is to befall one; lot in life, or event in any particular undertaking; fate; destiny; as, to tell one's fortune.

‘You, who men's fortunes in their faces read.’;

Fortunenoun

That which comes as the result of an undertaking or of a course of action; good or ill success; especially, favorable issue; happy event; success; prosperity as reached partly by chance and partly by effort.

‘Our equal crimes shall equal fortune give.’; ‘There is a tide in the affairs of men,Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune.’; ‘His father dying, he was driven to seek his fortune.’;

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Fortunenoun

Wealth; large possessions; large estate; riches; as, a gentleman of fortune.

Fortuneverb

To make fortunate; to give either good or bad fortune to.

Fortuneverb

To provide with a fortune.

Fortuneverb

To presage; to tell the fortune of.

Fortuneverb

To fall out; to happen.

‘It fortuned the same night that a Christian, serving a Turk in the camp, secretely gave the watchmen warning.’;

Fortunenoun

an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another;

‘bad luck caused his downfall’; ‘we ran into each other by pure chance’;

Fortunenoun

a large amount of wealth or prosperity

Fortunenoun

an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that leads to a favorable outcome;

‘it was my good luck to be there’; ‘they say luck is a lady’; ‘it was as if fortune guided his hand’;

Fortunenoun

your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you);

‘whatever my fortune may be’; ‘deserved a better fate’; ‘has a happy lot’; ‘the luck of the Irish’; ‘a victim of circumstances’; ‘success that was her portion’;

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