casting lots

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Synonyms for casting lots

making a chance decision by using lots (straws or pebbles etc

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The court reasoned that " t he same infirmity would exist if the contract required disputes to be resolved through casting lots, coin toss, duel, trial by ordeal, or any other dispute resolution mechanism if the contract (1) limited resolution to that mechanism and (2) required separate individual proceedings.
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And Christopher is quick to clear up any jokes about his nan Pat O'Brien, 76, of Norris Green, casting lots of votes.
Effectively, you are casting lots of aspersions about lots of people without any evidence.