Examples of providential in a Sentence
We had made a providential escape.
It seemed providential that he should arrive at just that moment.
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On the way to Missouri, a providential thing happened in the ketchup aisle at a Walmart somewhere in Arkansas.
Here is a white man whose whiteness fails to yield any providential good fortune, and a sojourner in the wilderness of himself confronting the cipher of the universe with religious dread.
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Definition of providential for English Language Learners
: happening at a good time because of luck
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