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Future UncertaintyPlay
Used when the outcome or event is unknown, often about the future. SlideIt's worrying not to know what fate will befall our hometown.
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Neutral ContextsPlay
'Befall' doesn't imply good or bad in this definition, but simply that something will happen. SlideIn every life, a little rain must befall.
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Literary UsePlay
'Befall' has a slightly formal, old-fashioned tone, often found in literature. SlideAs he gazed upon the stars, he wondered what adventures would befall him.