Adjectives for Fate | Words to describe Fate


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  • 1. Valdivia, regidor, sent to Spain, 88, 89; lost at sea, 90; his unhappy fate, 94. 🔊
  • 2. I see too plain 'tis useless Against a harsh, eternal fate to struggle! 🔊
  • 3. He had seen probationers rise step by step to battalion and deputy chiefs, win shields and promotion or meet the sudden fate that is their lot. 🔊
  • 4. I cannot see this torrent battling for ever along its rocky path, and not animate it with human passions, and torture it with a human fate. 🔊
  • 5. Thus with o'erweening scorn doth bitter Fate in my extreme hour even grudge ears to my plaints. 🔊
  • 6. I'll bear my hard fate as well as I can; but you must not expect too much. 🔊
  • 7. For her has been reserved the sad fate of remaining childless, and, in consequence, she is kept in the background and rarely ever mentioned. 🔊
  • 8. As a satirist in rhyme Marvell has shared the usual and not undeserved fate of almost all satirists of their age and fellow-men. 🔊
  • 9. I will tell you the awful fate of one Shadow who rebelled against his nature, and sought to remember the past. 🔊
  • 10. For fifteen years he seems to have played an important part in Guayra; his subsequent fate is unknown. 🔊
  • 11. Had she married Carlos, she might have saved him from the untimely fate inflicted by parental cruelty in 1568. 🔊
  • 12. A more naturally amiable and cultivated Prince never had the evil fate forced upon him of attempting impossible tasks. 🔊
  • 13. And the solemn knell fell in with the tale of life and sin, Like a rhythmic fate sublime. 🔊
  • 14. It is a hard fate, indeed, for children to be always under the eye of one whose interest it is to get as much work out of them as possible. 🔊
  • 15. The hero of the work was supposed to have been wrecked on the Italian coast, and a like fate awaited the work itself. 🔊
  • 16. I was married and had two children; and the most distressing thought of all was that I saw my children predestined to the same fate. 🔊
  • 17. Seven of these women fortunately escaped by flight; but the three, who were exactly underneath the cliff, met a more melancholy fate. 🔊
  • 18. You know nothing, but you will remember my words of to-night, until you also become as nothing and endure the inevitable fate of mankind! 🔊
  • 19. The maiden gains not only the affection of Trifina, but also the sympathy of all the women who learn of her unfortunate fate. 🔊
  • 20. I have made my own fate; I must bear my punishment,' she said. 🔊
  • 21. The element running through entire nature, which we popularly call Fate, is known to us as limitation. 🔊
  • 22. Yet what truth bars An all unjust Fate's truth from being believed? 🔊
  • 23. By a Monarch's heaven-struck fate, By a disunited State, By a generous Prince's wrongs. 🔊
  • 24. To say that God cannot work contradictions, is not to place a stoical fate, nor any other kind of fate, above him. 🔊
  • 25. Listen! for Skulda hath passed into the soul of her servant, and fast doth thy fate run from her lips. 🔊
  • 26. Here I have written many tales, many that have been burned to ashes, many that doubtless deserved the same fate. 🔊
  • 27. The Crane boy was not valiant, but he reasoned that it was better to seek an unguessed fate within the elephant than to refuse immortal glory. 🔊
  • 28. The political campaigns, except that later contest which decided the eventual fate of chattel slavery, were, in actuality, sham battles. 🔊
  • 29. The red blaze flashed over her face as they passed, and I heard them threaten her with a terrible fate, if they were discovered through her means. 🔊
  • 30. Nothing this hour but that I have bewailed, For in the general fate what is't to fail? 🔊
  • 31. The Abbe met with the same fate as they: everything was perceived: people talked about the matter in whispers, but silence was kept. 🔊
  • 32. The Old Testament literature has suffered in a high degree what seems to be the predestined fate of every set of sacred books. 🔊
  • 33. In spite of the splendid fighting qualities of the Paris workers, the military fate of the Commune was at once determined as hopeless. 🔊
  • 34. We set the fore-sail, which immediately split; the mainsail, met with the same fate; the gaskets of the topsails gave way, and the sails split. 🔊
  • 35. The raven perched on a tree near by and croaked its gratitude: "You have rescued me from a dreadful fate," it said. 🔊
  • 36. To suppose that Adam was the author of his own fate and fall, is to deny the omnipotence of God, and to rob him of his sovereignty. 🔊
  • 37. At last Fate, like an overtried mother who is sick of giving gentle hints to unheeding children, brought down her hand heavily upon them. 🔊
  • 38. It was chilly now in the mornings, and those whose hard fate it was to be obliged to practise before breakfast grumbled at stiff fingers and cold toes. 🔊
  • 39. It has brought death to three men, and I know not what terrible fate may befall me if I keep it longer in my possession. 🔊
  • 40. Lionel and the few companions who were left with him on the island, grieved deeply for the loss of their companions, though they knew not the terrible fate which had befallen them. 🔊
  • 41. As that which all imprisoned lies, Unknown to man as his own fate, Within the flowers of Paradise. 🔊
  • 42. The poor fellow shared the usual fate of his fellow-sufferers, who were either subjected to a sharp treatment of exorcism or simply executed as heretical criminals. 🔊
  • 43. The terror-stricken inhabitants of the villages into which they fled could afford them no asylum for they knew that but a few short hours must elapse ere they would suffer a like fate. 🔊
  • 44. It is the liberty of the winds and waves of the sea, which, by a sort of metaphor, is supposed to reign over the dominions of a mechanical and materialistic fate. 🔊
  • 45. She raised up her arms to heaven, and uttering a loud shriek at her unhappy fate, she plunged headlong into the boiling waters and disappeared for ever. 🔊
  • 46. Some had suffered, but the bulk were entirely uninjured, and in his exultation the tragical fate which had overwhelmed his companion and followers was quite overlooked by this ardent scientist. 🔊
  • 47. And again I became inordinately agitated as though it were my absolute fate to be everlastingly dying and reviving to the tormenting fact of her existence. 🔊
  • 48. Since boyhood we three had been like brothers, and it was a hard fate indeed that led us to center all our hopes upon something that could belong to one alone. 🔊
  • 49. So much fate, so much irresistible dictation from temperament and unknown inspiration enters into it, that we doubt we can say anything out of our own experience whereby to help each other. 🔊
  • 50. But in the afternoon the party quite unexpectedly turned up, and somewhere away in the blue, dreaming kopjes the voice of a following fate laughed softly. 🔊

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