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serendipitous +‎ -ly


serendipitously (comparative more serendipitously, superlative most serendipitously)

  1. By serendipity; by blind luck in combination with wisdom; by fortunate accident.
    • 2013, Holly Baxter, Is masturbating in public a laughing matter? (in The Guardian, 20 September 2013)[1]
      And that was a few years before the serendipitously named American politician Anthony Weiner reminded us once again that a high-powered job is no guarantee of knowing what to do with your penis, through his "sexting" use of Twitter (Snapchat hadn't been invented yet.)
    • 2019, Elizabeth Dias and Lisa Lerer, How a Divided Left Is Losing the Battle on Abortion (in The New York Times, 1 December 2019)[2]
      And then unexpectedly, and serendipitously, Mr. Trump won the White House. Ending legal abortion appeared within their reach.