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accident

noun

something that happens unexpectedly, without being planned

coincidence

noun

a situation in which separate things happen by chance at the same time or in the same way

fluke

noun

informal something that happens unexpectedly because of an accident or good luck

time

verb

to do something by chance at a particular moment

accidentally

adverb

by chance, as the result of an accident

coincidentally

adverb

used for saying that something happens by chance

incidental

adjective

accidentally happening as a result of an activity or process

unlucky

adjective

used about bad things that happen accidentally

serendipity

noun

literary the fact of finding pleasant or useful things by chance

a stroke/piece of luck

something that happens by chance and that helps you to achieve something

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adventitious

adjective

very formal accidental or not expected

a freak of fate/fortune/chance

something that happens by chance although it was very unlikely to happen

happenstance

noun

literary something good that happens by chance

happenstance

noun

literary the fact that something happens by chance, usually something good

serendipitous

adjective

literary pleasant and happening by chance

stochastic

adjective

formal giving a result that cannot be guessed, being caused by chance

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hygge

a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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sofar

a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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