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peradventure


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Peradventure  \Per`ad*ven"ture\,  adv  &  conj.  [OE.  per  aventure, 
  F.  par  aventure.  See  {Per},  and  {Adventure}.] 
  By  chance;  perhaps;  it  may  be  if  supposing.  ``If 
  peradventure  he  speak  against  me.''  --Shak. 
 
  Peradventure  there  be  fifty  righteous  within  the  city. 
  --Gen.  xviii. 
  24. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Peradventure  \Per`ad*ven"ture\,  n. 
  Chance;  hap;  hence  doubt;  question;  as  proved  beyond 
  peradventure.  --South. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  peradventure 
  adv  :  by  chance;  "perhaps  she  will  call  tomorrow";  "we  may 
  possibly  run  into  them  at  the  concert";  "it  may 
  peradventure  be  thought  that  there  never  was  such  a 
  time"  [syn:  {possibly},  {perchance},  {perhaps},  {maybe}] 




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