circumstances

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making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances accommodation , adjustment , fitting
statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc. account , explanation
ability to change (or be changed) to fit changed circumstances adaptability
amount added or deducted on the basis of qualifying circumstances adjustment , allowance
action or reaction of something (as a machine or substance) under specified circumstances behavior , behaviour
people forced by circumstances to listen captive audience
failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances carelessness , neglect , negligence , nonperformance
special set of circumstances case , event
total certainty or greater certainty than circumstances warrant certitude , cocksureness , overconfidence
possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances chance , opportunity
set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event circumstance , context
your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you) circumstances , destiny , fate , fortune , lot , luck , portion
dependent on circumstances circumstantial
acting together as of agents or circumstances or events concurrence , concurrency
combination of events, circumstances conjuncture
critical combination of events or circumstances conjuncture
Jew who keeps some requirements of Mosaic law but adapts others to suit modern circumstances Conservative Jew
Jews who keep some of the requirements of the Mosaic law but allow for adaptation of other requirements (as some of the dietary laws) to fit modern circumstances Conservative Judaism
circumstances and ideas of the present age contemporary world , modern times , modern world , present times
emergency landing under circumstances where a normal landing is impossible (usually damaging the aircraft) crash landing
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