Definition of serendipitous
: obtained or characterized by serendipity serendipitous discoveries
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For Lily Collins, landing the role of a woman suffering from anorexia in Netflix’s To the Bone was serendipitous.
This became one of many serendipitous experiences on land where hopeful gold miners and pioneers roamed when Oregon was still a territory.
Indian tribes across the nation have been mostly wary of that decision, but at Santa Ysabel the timing of the Justice Department memo, 10 months after the casino failed, seemed also serendipitous.
That's another thing that proved serendipitous about Fredriksson's recommendation —
Was this just some sorta serendipitous, unfortunate occasion where just two lives intersected at … the wrong time?
A serendipitous journey much like that of the salmon boy resulted in Babcock's meeting with a retired western Oregon landowner and his wife who share the same passions, energy, commitment and artistic flare.
The next major advance was serendipitous, spurred by something happening in Germany.
Savvy at gaining attention, Katz isn’t shy about highlighting her name — a serendipitous homonym — to publicize her growing business.
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