Definition of fateful:
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- "Montezuma's Daughter", H. Rider Haggard.
But even as they were discussing the matter, irresolute, distressed, there was a ring at the bell; and in a moment who should enter the parlor, holding in her hand those fateful telegrams, but Miss Forrest herself?- "'Laramie;' or, The Queen of Bedlam.", Charles King.
At dawn, when the first rays of the sun lit up the Biggersbergen in all their grotesque beauty, I realised for the first time where I was, and found that I was considerably more than 12 miles from Elandslaagte, the fateful scene of yesterday.- "My Reminiscences of the Anglo-Boer War", Ben Viljoen.