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serendipity

This word is also in the group 100 IELTS Words.
  • the occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way.
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Examples

It’s only luck or rather serendipity, which makes them successful.

You might say this is serendipity, but you really have to make these things happen.

The arts develop because of aptitude, talent, genius, hard work and serendipity.

A mixture of serendipity, personal experience and recommendation built the list of artists.

Evolution seems to proceed not by design but by chance and serendipity.

Through standard musical comedy serendipity, George is given an audition opposite Clare!

Such serendipity is typical of a constantly surprising show whose overlapping paths continually come full circle.

I don’t worry about surveillance as much as I worry that chance encounters and serendipity may disappear.

It was only through sheer serendipity that he found what he was looking for bobbing about on the Clyde just a few miles from his home in Woodlands.

There is huge serendipity in life and we cannot plan for it of course.

What is lost, some say, is the experience of serendipity and the delight in finding things that you would not naturally seek out.

A few weeks ago, in one of those moments of serendipity, I came across a book waiting to be placed in our law library’s rare book collection.

With yet another stroke of serendipity, they are BOTH newly single!

a fortunate stroke of serendipity

While there is appeal in the spontaneity and serendipity of these events, they do not amount to community.

In his own words, he scraped a living in Bangkok but then serendipity came again in the form of a meeting with two influential people in Bangkok.

Nick is talking about a different sort of thing - a high incidence of serendipity and coincidence in one’s life.

Like most worthwhile adventures, the origins of this particular grand excursion are rooted in pure serendipity.

Discovery, for an artist, is rarely the much-advertised miracle of serendipity.

Success often depends on serendipity and clues turned up by other investigations.

One of the nicest things about traveling is the part that serendipity plays in our adventures.

It turned out that my first day in the USA, entirely serendipitously, had coincided with the weekend that the 1968 Democratic National Convention was getting under way.

In a serendipitous coincidence, the Arts Council’s new plan included a focus on criticism as an art form.

It’s kinda something that just serendipitously happens.

The intimacy and humanity of these serendipitously encountered green areas in what will again become a densely populated place is one of the great pleasures of this plan.

Formerly independent inventors had less say in what they would investigate and less room to follow their serendipitous discoveries.

But serendipitously, one of the helpers that had been assisting one of the suspects was caught on one of our closed circuit television cameras that the museum had installed, and he was found to be carrying a bucket.

Martin’s investigation of this mystery, while still in New York, coincided serendipitously with his overcooking of a pot of rice.

And this was totally serendipitous, unexpected, it just came out as we started writing this material up about a year ago.

Sometimes success is as much accidental or serendipitous as planned.