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  • n. Plural form of coincidence.

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Examples

  • The usual number of those curious accidents which we call coincidences have fallen to my share in this life, but for picturesqueness this one puts all the others in the shade: that a crowned head and a _portier_, the very top of an empire and the very bottom of it, should pass the very same criticism and deliver the very same verdict upon a book of mine -- and almost in the same hour and the same breath -- is a coincidence which out-coincidences any coincidence which I could have imagined with such powers of imagination as I have been favored with; and I have not been accustomed to regard them as being small or of an inferior quality.

    Chapters from My Autobiography

  • ElBruce: “The thing about finding after-the-fact coincidences is that there are nigh infinite possibilities from which you can draw dots to connect.”

    Think Progress » GOP Rep. Jason Chaffetz agrees with concerns of 9/11 truthers: ‘There’s still a lot to learn.’

  • The thing about finding after-the-fact coincidences is that there are nigh infinite possibilities from which you can draw dots to connect.

    Think Progress » GOP Rep. Jason Chaffetz agrees with concerns of 9/11 truthers: ‘There’s still a lot to learn.’

  • Since we do not believe too much in coincidences we must come to the conclusion that these things following on a long period of international war must be due to it.

    Canada's Place in the Pacific Basin

  • To those of you who are interested in coincidences it will he interesting to know that the doctors in effect uttered the last line of Gilbert's then reigning success, The Hooligan, namely, -- Dead -- Heart Failure! '

    Gilbert and Sullivan

  • What we call coincidences are merely the occasions when Fate gets stuck in a plot and has to invent the next situation in a hurry.

    The Girl on the Boat

  • What others call coincidences, and accidents, and states of mind flashed, for him, into importance; times and seasons, names and symbols, took a vivid meaning.

    The Life of John Ruskin

  • Added to the slew of "coincidences" - was a chilling report.

    "Black Bush" Barack? -- A False Flag Frankenstein?

  • "But I do not talk of 'coincidences' -- there is a special providence, you know."

    The Heavenly Twins

  • Going through the list takes quite a while, but doing so reveals some rather startling "coincidences" - meetings between Justice Department political appointees known to be involved in the dismissal and a White House deputy counsel that coincide with key dates in the New Black Panther saga.

    Elections - fresh news by plazoo.com

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