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Word: serendipity

Definition: gift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck; CF. The Three Princes of Serendip


Sentences Containing 'serendipity'

Also in 1968, curator Jasia Reichardt organized the landmark exhibition, Cybernetic Serendipity, at the Institute of Contemporary Art in London.
Cruising trips of several days or longer can involve a deep immersion in logistics, navigation, meteorology, local geography and history, fishing lore, sailing knowledge, general psychological coping, and serendipity.
Process art in its employment of serendipity has a marked correspondence with Dada.
“An Expert Interview With Dr. Julio Palmaz: Part I -- Serendipity and the Stent.” Medscape Radiology 5, no. 1 (2004).
“Total Serendipity: Julio Palmaz” Advamed Innovator Profiles.

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::: expropriate - take possession of (often for public use and without payment)
::: indissoluble - permanent; impossible to dissolve or disintegrate
::: sensual - devoted to the pleasures of the sense; carnal; voluptuous; Ex. sensual woman/curves/lips
::: garnish - decorate; add a garnish to; decorate (food or drink) with small items such as lemon slices; N.
::: outcast - one that has been excluded from a society; ADJ.
::: contingent - dependent on something uncertain or in the future; conditional; happening by chance; accidental; N: a group of soldiers, ships to a larger force; CF. contingency: future event that may or may not occur; possibility; Ex. prepare for every contingency
::: maxim - proverb; truth pithily stated
::: adjacent - adjoining; neighboring; close by