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Synonyms for befall

happen to

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  • happen to
  • fall upon
  • occur in
  • take place in
  • ensue in
  • transpire in
  • materialize in
  • come to pass in

Synonyms for befall

to happen to one

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to take place by chance

Synonyms for befall

happen, occur, or be the case in the course of events or by chance

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Through their discussions and reactions to what befalls them The Warm Wind of Palestine serves as a vivid picture of the world today.
The preacher, John, starts his own narrative account of their relationship and what befalls them, alternating with Josie's narrative.
Let's hope nothing befalls either Alpay's family or any other Turk in this country as a result of this witch-hunt.
It would be sadly ironic if the same scenario that befalls the corn producer year in and year out -- increased production as a response to good prices -- plays itself out in an industry created to provide relief to that very problem.
Allah Almighty states: "And whatever of misfortune befalls you, it is because of what your hands have earned.
This is the game's subtle way of justifying any mayhem that befalls them.
Whatever befalls, God will be there: love to me, and in time that will be joy.
I have four and whatever befalls each of them befalls me.
But rather than staying put and hoping something befalls them, our hapless heroes make manic use of the time spent out of their arena, all the while trying desperately to escape from it.
WHAT a sad, lonely sight Superlamb Banana is these days I was driving past the statue on my way to work this morning and couldn't help but feel that he has been isolated on Chavasse Park and should be moved to a better home before any ill fate befalls him.
Lucy'' is the type of movie that compresses events so that a young Lucy is reading her first good review the precise second tragedy befalls her family, and she suffers a miscarriage in the middle of pitching her sitcom to executives.
A requisite amount of characterization is attempted for each man before the disaster befalls them, to no avail, really: Once they're down in the hole, their faces caked with grime, they pretty much become interchangeable.
The fate that befalls Jenny's friends Heather (Lisa Newmyer) and Barry (Tyler Cone) is far worse, and pushes the envelope of screen mayhem.