fate


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Synonyms for fate

Synonyms for fate

that which is inevitably destined

a predestined tragic end

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to determine the future of in advance

to predestine to a tragic end

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Synonyms for fate

an event (or a course of events) that will inevitably happen in the future

the ultimate agency regarded as predetermining the course of events (often personified as a woman)

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

decree or designate beforehand

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Well have ye judg'd, well ended long debate, Synod of Gods, and like to what ye are, Great things resolv'd; which from the lowest deep Will once more lift us up, in spight of Fate, Neerer our ancient Seat; perhaps in view Of those bright confines, whence with neighbouring Arms And opportune excursion we may chance Re-enter Heav'n; or else in some milde Zone Dwell not unvisited of Heav'ns fair Light Secure, and at the brightning Orient beam Purge off this gloom; the soft delicious Air, To heal the scarr of these corrosive Fires Shall breath her balme.
But no sooner was he informed that Ivanhoe was in careful, and probably in friendly hands, than the paternal anxiety which had been excited by the dubiety of his fate, gave way anew to the feeling of injured pride and resentment, at what he termed Wilfred's filial disobedience.
Even the sad fate that awaits her could not hold her back.
I learned afterwards that she told them that she had killed me to save me from a like fate at their hands, and that she had thrown my body to the white apes.
pursued and scorned of fate, I have again allowed myself to abjure my own dignity.
And yet sometimes one gets a hint of what the last scene may be like in the life of a ship and her crew, which resembles a drama in its struggle against a great force bearing it up, formless, ungraspable, chaotic and mysterious, as fate.
Although what he said merely confirmed the impression which I had before entertained, still it increased my anxiety to escape from a captivity which, however endurable, nay, delightful it might be in some respects, involved in its issues a fate marked by the most frightful contingencies.
The hopes and fears of those on board of the ship were in tumultuous agitation, as the boat drew nigh that was to let them know the fortunes of the enterprise, and the fate of their predecessors.
There you are, and yet you talk of coincidence and Fate.
What I advised the girl to do would seal our fate as well, since if I bowed to the inevitable decree of age-old superstition we must all remain and meet our fate in some horrible form within this awful abode of horror and cruelty.
It seemed to her that not only did everybody know that her fate would be decided that day, but that they also knew what she thought about it.
I wondered what fate awaited this other poor victim and myself, and why they had chosen to have us die together.
From these and their degraded slaves and a later intermixture of the blood of the anthropoids sprung the gnarled men of Opar; but by some queer freak of fate, aided by natural selection, the old Atlantean strain had remained pure and undegraded in the females descended from a single princess of the royal house of Atlantis who had been in Opar at the time of the great catastrophe.
He thought he saw in her apathy a resignation to her fate.
It was upon this sight then that Gahan of Gathol looked, over the edge of the careening deck of the Vanator, as he sought to learn the fate of his warrior.