TEM8 GRE TOEFL
1. fortune => fortuitous.
- fortuitous (adj.)
- 1650s, from Latin fortuitus "happening by chance, casual, accidental," from forte "by chance," ablative of fors "chance" (related to fortuna; see fortune). It means "accidental, undesigned" not "fortunate." Earlier in this sense was fortuit (late 14c.), from French. Related: Fortuitously; fortuitousness.
- 1. Their success is the result of a fortuitous combination of circumstances.
- 2. Her years with MMC would turn out to be fortuitous for Britney.
- 3. The occurrence of such things is by no means fortuitous.
- 4. A series of fortuitous circumstances advanced her career.
- 5. Gifts of books and journals can often be quite fortuitous.
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