fortuitous


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having no cause or apparent cause

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occurring by happy chance

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Invention of the precedent elevates the trial-at-law from the low estate of a fortuitous ordeal to the noble attitude of a dirigible arbitrament.
'It is not for one, situated, through his original errors and a fortuitous combination of unpropitious events, as is the foundered Bark (if he may be allowed to assume so maritime a denomination), who now takes up the pen to address you - it is not, I repeat, for one so circumstanced, to adopt the language of compliment, or of congratulation.
Minchin in return was quite sure that man was not a mere machine or a fortuitous conjunction of atoms; if Mrs.
She could see no way in which to escape and so she went docilely with him, hoping against hope that some fortuitous circumstance might eventually arise that would give her the coveted chance for freedom and life.
And at the same time, with true lover's anxiety, Sheldon feared that the other might somehow fail to blunder, and win the girl with purely fortuitous and successful meretricious show.
Through a fortuitous concourse of accidents, the matronly Tisher heaves in sight, says, in rustling through the room like the legendary ghost of a dowager in silken skirts: 'I hope I see Mr.
If he followed it by mere fortuitous coincidence, it was done by an evil chance.
It is odd how we of that pension, who seemed such a fortuitous collection, have been working into one another's lives.
Our meeting is wholly fortuitous. I broke with the life academic and I had to go somewhere.
It will also not apply if the cause is a fortuitous event like a natural calamity or any incident involving government intervention.
* Ohio, bucking the majority of court opinions, has interpreted the standard Commercial General Liability (CGL) policy to require for coverage to exist that a loss is fortuitous. An "occurrence" to Ohio courts require that the damage is accidental, fortuitous, and not a normal business risk of a person in the construction business.
This is what makes an ongoing exhibition of Madiha Hyder's artworks titled Fortuitous Collision with critic Nafisa Rizvi's poems in English complementing each exhibit at the Canvas Art Gallery worthy of being visited.
Captain Troy Deeney had drawn his side level seven minutes earlier, cancelling out Spurs' fortuitous opener as Watford midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure bundled into his own net.
NC also disclaimed liability for reparation, pointing out that the fire was a fortuitous event for which it could not be held responsible.