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Something that is certain or likely to happen

certainty

noun

something that will definitely happen or that you feel very sure about

suspect

noun

someone or something that is likely to do or cause something, especially something bad

inevitability

noun

the fact that something is certain to happen

cinch

noun

something that is certain to happen

cert

noun

something that is certain to happen or succeed

a mathematical certainty

something that will definitely happen

a good/safe bet

something that is likely to happen, or someone or something that is likely to be successful

a foregone conclusion

something that seems certain to happen

a dead cert

something that is definitely going to happen

a racing certainty

something that is certain to happen

kabaddi

a game in which two teams of seven players take turns to chase and try to touch players on the opposing team

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a response to a scathing comment or unpleasant situation

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