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hitting (upon)

verb
present participle of hit (upon)

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to come upon unexpectedly or by chance
  • the popular belief that Sir Isaac Newton hit upon his understanding of gravity at the sight of an apple falling from a tree

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“Hitting (upon).” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hitting%20(upon). Accessed 22 November 2019.

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