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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of fortune.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Supplied by fortune; provided: used in composition.

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Examples

  • Much more time for weird stereotypes to take root against your candidate, the moneybags candidate can try to smother the lesser-fortuned, it's not good for the pros and it 'certainly not good for either the citizens or the nation.

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  • But then if the economy still craters, the fortuned of the Democratic party will follow suit.

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  • Now it fortuned, by the ordinance of Destiny and fore-ordained Fate, that the King had two stallions, own brothers,551 such as the Chosroe Kings might sigh in vain to possess themselves of one of them; they were called Sábik and Láhik552 and one of them was pure silvern white while the other was black as the darksome night.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • It fortuned one year that she fell sick of an exceeding sickness and came nigh upon death, werefore she made a vow that, if she recovered from her malady, she would make the pilgrimage to a certain monastery, situate in such an island, which was high in repute among the Franks, who used to make vows to it and look for a blessing therefrom.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Now it fortuned one day after this, that a man came to me and sought of me

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Now it fortuned that one day, there came ships with merchandise, and all the merchants resorted to them to buy, and I went with them on board, when behold, there came two men out of the hold and setting themselves chairs on the deck, sat down thereon.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Meanwhile Zayn al-Mawasif and her women drave on with all diligence till they were far distant from the city and it so fortuned that they came to a convent by the way, wherein dwelt a Prior called Danis and forty monks. 368 When the Prior saw her beauty, he went out to her and invited her to alight, saying, “Rest with us ten days and after wend your ways.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • It is said that sundry Tortoises dwelt once in a certain island abounding in trees and fruiterers and rills, and it fortuned, one day, that a Francolin, passing over the island, was overcome with the fiery heat and fatigue and being in grievous suffering stayed his flight therein.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • On this wise he abode years and years, till it fortuned one day that he received cloth to dye from a man of wrath and sold it and spent the proceeds.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Now it fortuned one night, as he lay asleep, he dreamt that he was in a garth of the loveliest, wherein were four birds, and amongst them a dove, white as polished silver.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

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