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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

More Vocab Words

::: luminous - shining (esp. in the dark); issuing light; Ex. luminous paint/road signs
::: engross - occupy fully; absorb
::: lilliputian - extremely small; CF. Lilliput in Gulliver's Travels
::: illimitable - infinite; limitless
::: incumbent - obligatory; imposed as an obligation; currently holding an office; N: person who holds an office
::: edifice - building (of imposing size)
::: hummock - small hill; hillock
::: detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
::: chaplain - clergyman attached to a chapel
::: thrifty - careful about money; economical; N. thrift