Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (18701938). Rogets International Thesaurus. 1922.
Class I. Words Expressing Abstract Relations
Section VII. Change
2. Complex Change
EVENTUALITY, eventuation, event, occurrence, supervention, incident, affair, transaction, proceeding, fact; matter of fact, naked fact; phenomenon; advent.
CIRCUMSTANCE, particular, casualty, accident, happening, adventure, passage, crisis, pass, emergency, contingency; concern, business.
CONSEQUENCE, issue, result, termination, conclusion. AFFAIRS, matters; the world, life, things, doings; things -, affairs- in general; the times, state of affairs, order of the day; course -, tide -, stream -, current -, run -, march- of -things, -events; ups and downs of life; chapter of accidents (chance) [See Chance]; situation (circumstances) [See Circumstance]; memorabilia.
HAPPEN, occur; take place, take effect; come, become of; come -off, - about, - round, - into existence, - forth, - to pass, - on; pass, present itself; fall; fall out, turn out; run, be on foot, fall in; befall, betide, bechance; prove, eventuate, draw on; turn up, crop up, spring up, cast up; supervene, survene, [obs.] issue, arrive, ensue, result, eventuate, arise, start, hold, take its course; pass off &c. (be past) [See Preterition].
EXPERIENCE; meet with; fall to the lot of; be ones -chance, - fortune, - lot; find; encounter, undergo; pass through, go through; endure (feel) [See Feeling].
HAPPENING &c. v.; going on, doing, current; in the wind, afloat; on foot, on the carpet, on the tapis; at issue, in question; incidental.
EVENTFUL, stirring, bustling, full of incident; memorable, momentous, signal.
EVENTUALLY, ultimately, finally; in the event of, in case; in the course of things; in the natural or ordinary course of things; as things go, as times go; as the world -goes, - wags; as the tree falls, as the cat jumps [colloq.]; as it may -turn out, - happen.
The plot thickens.
Breasts the blows of circumstance.Tennyson
So runs the round of life from hour to hour.Tennyson
Sprinkled along the waste of years.Keble
Life is our dictionary.Emerson
A Moments Halta momentary taste Of Being from the Well amid the Waste.Omar KhayyámFitzgerald