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Saturday, March 08, 2008

Definitions for kismet

  1. Destiny; fate.

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Citations for kismet
It's pure kismet when these two find each other. Janet Maslin, New York Times
Winning wasn't essential, though it seemed kismet that Cone, for a second straight year, came back from injury to pitch in a game that clinched a bit of postseason bliss. Claire Smith, New York Times
Origin of kismet
Kismet comes (via Turkish) from Arabic qismah, "portion, lot."
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