Flair vs Fate - What's the difference?

flair | fate |

As a noun flair

is (distinctive style or elegance).

As a proper noun fate is

any one of the fates.




(en noun)
  • A natural or innate talent or aptitude; a knack.
  • Distinctive style or elegance; panache or elan.
  • Synonyms

    * (natural or innate talent) gift, knack, talent * (distinctive style or elegance) elan, elegance, grace, panache, style


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    (wikipedia fate)


  • The presumed cause, force, principle, or divine will that predetermines events.
  • *
  • Captain Edward Carlisle; he could not tell what this prisoner might do. He cursed the fate' which had assigned such a duty, cursed especially that ' fate which forced a gallant soldier to meet so superb a woman as this under handicap so hard.
  • The effect, consequence, outcome, or inevitable events predetermined by this cause.
  • Destiny; often with a connotation of death, ruin, misfortune, etc.
  • (lb) (one of the goddesses said to control the destiny of human beings).
  • Synonyms

    * destiny * doom * fortune * kismet * lot * necessity * orlay * predestination * wyrd


    * choice * free will * freedom

    Derived terms

    * fatal * fatalism * fatality * tempt fate

    See also

    * determinism * indeterminism


  • To foreordain or predetermine, to make inevitable.
  • The oracle's prediction fated Oedipus to kill his father; not all his striving could change what would occur.
  • * 2011 , James Al-Shamma, Sarah Ruhl: A Critical Study of the Plays (page 119)
  • At the conclusion of this part, Eric, who plays Jesus and is now a soldier, captures Violet in the forest, fating her to a concentration camp.

    Usage notes

    * In some uses this may imply it causes the inevitable event.


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