circumstance

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something immaterial (as a circumstance or influence) that contributes to producing a result cognitive factor
unpredictable circumstance crapshoot
protest, circumstance regarded as just cause for grievance
circumstance upon which subsequent events depend hinge
hypothetical possibility, circumstance, statement, proposal, situation, etc. hypothetical
something (such as a fact or circumstance) that shows an action to be reasonable or necessary justification
(law) a circumstance that does not exonerate a person but which reduces the penalty associated with the offense mitigating circumstance
circumstance that requires action need
chance afforded by circumstance opportunity
adapt to new circumstance orientate
adjust to new circumstance orientate
painful or straitened circumstance pinch
example in similar circumstance, action or instance used as precedent
drama in which the protagonist is overcome by some superior force or circumstance; excites terror or pity tragedy
unfortunate person who suffers from some adverse circumstance victim
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