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Fate and destiny

fate

noun

a power that some people believe controls everything that happens in their lives

destiny

noun

a mysterious power that some people believe controls everything that happens

providence

noun

a powerful force that some people believe causes everything that happens to us

fatality

noun

the feeling that you have no control over events

fatalism

noun

the belief that you cannot prevent things from happening, especially bad things

doom

noun

a bad event, usually death, destruction, or complete failure, that will happen in the future and cannot be avoided

kismet

noun

the belief that what happens to you in your life is already planned and that you cannot control it

fated

adjective

definitely going to happen because of fate

tempt fate/providence

to say or to do something that may cause problems, or to cause your good luck to end

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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