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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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A society where our children can become victims of violence, like the fates that befell Kian, Carl and Reynaldo is unsafe, unjust and unacceptable,' she said in Filipino.
In the past few years at our own universities, Loyola Marymount and Claremont McKenna, our leaders have had to respond to a wide variety of challenges, such as racial incidents, bomb scares, and personal tragedies that befell our students and staff.
I don't think we were quite ready for the tragedy that befell Southern parts of the United States.
But Llewela is pluckier than that and has spoken out frankly and movingly about the tragedy that befell her family.
My back was glued upright to my seat, and an uncomfortable hush befell the cabin.
A pair of world record leeks and yet no world record; such is the sad fate that befell ace leek grower Alan Robson (pictured).
Remember the incredible blight that befell Major League Baseball in 1919-20?
Friskin's wife, however, did not want alterations, and Irwin later indicated he was too busy, so it befell me to write the entire book (Guide to the Pianist's Repertoire)--so I did
Somewhere, out there in one diocese or another, an unsuspecting bishop is on the verge of that same change that befell Archbishop Peers nearly 18 years ago.
They are hoping to reduce the chances of encountering the same problem that befell Spirit, which hasn't been fully operational since Jan.
This was the fate that befell veteran Sun photographer Arthur Edwards at one royal engagement and he clearly doesn't see the funny side himself as is demonstratedon tonight's entertaining programme.
As we were working on this issue, the Solutions/staff, like most of the world, was horrified by the unspeakable violence that befell our fellow citizens in New York City and Washington, D.
Being favourite for this year's William Hill Gold Collar has certainly been a poisoned chalice-original ante-post jolly Koko Casino scraped through round one and was then withdrawn lame, the fate which also befell his replacement at the head of the market Satin Tim Joe.
A similar fate befell the reverse fixture in December.
It's impossible to understand the tragedy that befell Oscar Wilde without understanding Lord Alfred Douglas, the bold young poet and emotional turncoat who was both Wilde's lover and his eventual undoing.