## THESAURUS

**random sample**

accidentality, actuarial calculation, adjunct, adventitiousness, barometer, break, casualness, chance, component, contingent, cross section, destiny, detachment, detail, division, dole, fate, feeler, flukiness, fortuitousness, fortuity, fortune, fraction, gamble, good fortune, good luck, hap, happenstance, happy chance, heedless hap, how they fall, indeterminacy, indeterminateness, installment, item, law of averages, lot, luck, moira, opportunity, parcel, part, particular, percentage, pilot balloon, portion, principle of indeterminacy, probability, probe, problematicness, quadrant, quarter, quota, remainder, risk, run of luck, sample, sampling, section, sector, segment, serendipity, share, sound, sounder, statistical probability, straw vote, subdivision, subgroup, subspecies, the breaks, theory of probability, trial balloon, uncertainty, uncertainty principle, weather vane, weathercock, whatever comes