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in·ci·dent

incident

 
 
pronunciation:
In s dnt
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part of speech: noun
definition: something that happens; a single event.
Several incidents led them to believe she was a thief.
synonyms:
affair, episode, event, happening, occasion, occurrence
similar words:
circumstance, experience, fact, phenomenon
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The word incident contains the following part:
cad, cas, cid2 Latin root that means to fall