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providential

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coming or happening by good luck especially unexpectedly

  • winning the lottery could not have come at a more providential time for the recently laid-off worker
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lucky, fortunate, happy, providential mean meeting with unforeseen success. lucky stresses the agency of chance in bringing about a favorable result.
    • won because of a lucky bounce
fortunate suggests being rewarded beyond one's deserts.
    • fortunate in my investments
happy combines the implications of lucky and fortunate with stress on being blessed.
    • a series of happy accidents
providential more definitely implies the help or intervention of a higher power.
    • a providential change in the weather


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