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Marked by interesting or exciting events.‘his long and eventful life’
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- ‘In general, I like my Diplomacy games to be fast, violent affairs with compressed action and eventful play.’
- ‘It has been an eventful first few weeks for the new ambassador.’
- ‘Today was one of those eventful and interesting days that we read about in novels and cheap self help books.’
- ‘I wish I had more time to write about this experience as it was very eventful and I am still trying to work out how the whole thing made me feel.’
- ‘All in all, it had been an eventful walk on a sunny, frosty, December morning.’
- ‘You can expect a happy and eventful time as you share memorable moments with the one you love.’
- ‘It has been a long, eventful and very interesting road for the three apprentices.’
- ‘She continued to have a happy but eventful life, using her nine lives to the full.’
- ‘To die peacefully in one's sleep is no bad way to go, not at any age, leave alone at one hundred and one, full of rich and eventful years.’
- ‘The coming week has been an eventful one in regional history from a couple of standpoints.’
- ‘It's been a long and eventful past few months, full of everything that one expects summer to offer.’
- ‘Enforcing follow-on was the right decision It has been an eventful Test match so far.’
- ‘This has definitely been the most eventful year for me in a while, and it is a standout year even in a period of eventful years!’
- ‘But in the end, it was an eventful journey for all those who dared to participate.’
- ‘In 1994 we had a busy and eventful year which began with a lengthy German tour.’
- ‘It did not come as a surprise the actions and response of this Government in light of the eventful week we had.’
- ‘However, it is probably fair to say they have been four of the most eventful years in the club's history.’
- ‘Coupled with a sizeable thunderstorm drifting overhead just now, it's been quite an eventful afternoon.’
- ‘The rest of the week at work promises to be negatively eventful.’
- ‘For any two people with reasonably eventful lives it is possible to find coincidences between them.’
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