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1‘I waited with beating heart, not knowing what would betide’
happen, occur, take place, come about, transpire, arise, chance
literary result, ensue, follow, develop, supervene
North American informal, literary go down
literary come to pass, befall, bechance
literary, rare hap, arrive, eventuate
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