Last reply 1 week ago
Perchance

perchance
/pəˈtʃɑːns/
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adverbARCHAIC•LITERARY
adverb: perchance
by some chance; perhaps.
“we dare not go ashore lest perchance we should fall into some snare”
synonyms: by chance, by any chance, by some chance, as it may be, as it may happen, as things may turn out
“if perchance he arrives on time”
maybe, perhaps, possibly, for all one knows, it could be (that), it is possible (that), conceivably;
happen;
literaryperadventure, mayhap, haply;
rarepercase
“perchance the outlook is not as bleak as she imagines”
Origin

Middle English: from Old French par cheance ‘by chance’.

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highlander
1 week ago

@mr_smith
Hi
Perchance may it be possible for you to post a question or something related to ms rather than a republication of a thesaurus.
I have one in my book case.
It may help people to place a relevant post, that won’t be missed amongst endless posts from pages from a dictionary.

We’re all here for each other not just a sermon from Mr Smith.
Which to be honest is becoming rather boring and tiresome.
That’s just my opinion.
I can’t speak for others….?


vixen
1 week ago

@highlander, you raise a pertinent point.


highlander
1 week ago

@vixen
Pertinent ….that was the word I was looking for, if only I turned the page in my dictionary I may perchance have found it 😱😆

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