Synonyms containing befalling

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Accident

Accident

literally, a befalling; an event that takes place without one's foresight or expectation; an undesigned, sudden, and unexpected event; chance; contingency; often, an undesigned and unforeseen occurrence of an afflictive or unfortunate character; a casualty; a mishap; as, to die by an accident

— Webster Dictionary

Incident

Incident

liable to happen; apt to occur; befalling; hence, naturally happening or appertaining

— Webster Dictionary

Romance

Romance

a species of fictitious writing, originally composed in meter in the Romance dialects, and afterward in prose, such as the tales of the court of Arthur, and of Amadis of Gaul; hence, any fictitious and wonderful tale; a sort of novel, especially one which treats of surprising adventures usually befalling a hero or a heroine; a tale of extravagant adventures, of love, and the like

— Webster Dictionary

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A synonym for "subterranean"
  • A. surface
  • B. overhead
  • C. overt
  • D. ulterior