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 for The Destinies
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Destiny \Des"ti*ny\, n.; pl. Destinies. [OE. destinee,
     destene, F. destin['e]e, from destiner. See Destine.]
     1. That to which any person or thing is destined;
        predetermined state; condition foreordained by the Divine
        or by human will; fate; lot; doom.
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              Thither he
              Will come to know his destiny.        --Shak.
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              No man of woman born,
              Coward or brave, can shun his destiny. --Bryant.
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     2. The fixed order of things; invincible necessity; fate; a
        resistless power or agency conceived of as determining the
        future, whether in general or of an individual.
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              But who can turn the stream of destiny? --Spenser.
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              Fame comes only when deserved, and then is as
              inevitable as destiny, for it is destiny.
                                                    --Longfellow.
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     The Destinies (Anc. Myth.), the three Parc[ae], or Fates;
        the supposed powers which preside over human life, and
        determine its circumstances and duration.
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              Marked by the Destinies to be avoided. --Shak.
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