luck

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luck

noun advantageous outcome, chance, destiny, fate, fortuity, gamble, good break, good forrune, good luck, opportunity, positive results, serendipity
Associated concepts: gaming laws, moral luck
See also: accident, contingency, opportunity, prosperity, quirk, welfare
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London, Mar 29 ( ANI ): A Titanic-headed letter by the captain's personal steward in which he mentioned about his apprehensions that the ill-fated liner was cursed with bad luck is up for auction.
I would find that if I had bad luck I then had a run of bad luck experiences and similarly with good luck.
I feel I can put all that bad luck behind me now and concentrate on having an amazing Christmas.
Ordinary bad luck and it would have staggered on to spin.
The movie executive revealed: "But, the producers didn't know that two blessings are considered bad luck.
IF it wasn't for bad luck then Killie striker Paul Heffernan would have no luck at all.
no one influenced me, it was my bad luck that I couldn't do 'Krish 3'," she said.
As the hours passed I was becoming increasingly despondent as I knew that my bad luck was going to cost my teamthe chance of winning the gold medal.
SUPERSTITIOUS Black Country footie fans stayed away from their local pub for the big game - because they thought its name would bring them bad luck.
I had been really looking forward to racing in Superbikes but I've had nothing but bad luck.
His name is Horn and he is an accomplished seaman, someone they desperately need, yet some suspect the man of treachery, and some think he is a Jonah who will bring them bad luck.
If you chase the cat away, you will overcome your enemies or turn your bad luck to good.