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luck

noun advantageous outcome, chance, destiny, fate, fortuity, gamble, good break, good forrune, good luck, opportunity, positive results, serendipity
Associated concepts: gaming laws, moral luck
See also: accident, contingency, opportunity, prosperity, quirk, welfare
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Luckily, Murphy heard from Roger Cook of the Coffee Science Information Centre before he dumped his Gaggia into the skip.
Andrew, 31, said: "It was a great shock to see a haystack toppling towards me but luckily I wasn't badly hurt.
Luckily, Edgar had been born in the States, and he and Valero decided to marry.
Luckily the word got out via a Scottish newspaper in February, and people freaked out.
MOST NOTORIOUSLY, RICHARD REID, WHOSE SHOE BOMB LUCKILY FAILED TO DETONATE.
Well, luckily for Taylor Smith, he just got himself on Boost Mobile.
Luckily, Rita left Houston little damaged, so Tulane's 620 students finally resumed their studies on Oct.
Luckily, black tartarian cherries can survive for long periods of time by adapting easily to their surroundings, growing vigorously, and being resistant to brown-rot, a fungus that harms cherries.
Luckily, he meets two other kids in his school (James and Nina) who have powers like his.
Luckily, I was able to pay the franchising fee in cash and the remaining was financed to cover the build-out of my store.
Luckily, Martin and I discover the friendly little hospital where they're used to dealing with such issues, but I can't help worrying a little when I think that for the following four days the group will be much further afield, riding and camping along the remote White Rim Trail in Canyonlands National Park.
Tinervia was killed, but luckily, the judge narrowly escaped serious injury: "One of the deceased's rounds went through the judge's polo shirt, [another] grazed a knee.