fortuitous

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  • How far back should we be were it not for these fortuitous circumstances? Cited from How To Write Special Feature Articles, by Willard Grosvenor Bleyer
  • Opportunity is much the same in various times and places, whether fortuitous or forced. Cited from Some Cities & San Fran. & Resurgam, H. H. Bancroft
  • We were a most fortuitous band of twenty, who had elected so to see it. Cited from Letters from America, by Rupert Brooke
  • The fortuitous combination of circumstances already described gave the matter a unique news value. Cited from The Titan, by Theodore Dreiser
  • They felt the time was now fortuitous to do a new graphic novel collection.
  • But these are no more than the fortuitous circumstances in which we chance to find ourselves. Cited from The Trampling of the Lilies, by Rafael Sabatini #9
  • He also turned down many roles that proved to be fortuitous for other actors.
  • I do not regard this meeting with the stranger as something only fortuitous. Cited from Lizzy Glenn, by T.S. Arthur
  • That such has been the case appears in good part to be something of a fortuitous circumstance. Cited from Nature Of Peace And The Terms Of Its Perpetuation, by Thorstein Veblen
  • It is not the result of any fortuitous impression, and still less of any act of the will. Cited from Jasmin: Barber, Poet, Philanthropist by Smiles
  • Most of them have a fortuitous appearance in what we call deposits.
  • These fortuitous circumstances perhaps rendered both so much the greater favourites at court. Cited from The Two Admirals, by J. Fenimore Cooper
  • The others seem to think that things just happen, and that their own behavior is fortuitous. Cited from The Vitalized School, by Francis B. Pearson
  • No event could be supposed more fortuitous than this. Cited from Edgar Huntly, by Charles Brockden Brown
  • In addition to these strains events must take place which, in all their appearances, are fortuitous. Cited from The Psychology of Nations, by G.E. Partridge
  • This, therefore, will be the starting-point of the fortuitous, and nothing else is the cause of its generation.
  • The change proved to be fortuitous, and the album was the band's biggest yet.
  • However, it may be no more than fortuitous that more witnesses have survived that present a particular reading.
  • This was one of those apparently fortuitous circumstances which so often change the whole aspect of a man's life. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 18, No. 110, December, 1866, by Various
  • This proved to be fortuitous, as legal issues prevented the plan from going ahead.
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