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- n. an unpredictable phenomenon
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If the chimney’s not clogged, we could even chance a fire.
But, coldbloodedly, it was an even chance that Leighton would die — Hornblower had signed too many casualty lists to be unaware of the chances of a wounded man's recovery.
The first I call Opus#1.1 expect companies in that category to triple value within 35 years with an even chance of 50% loss on the investment.