serendipitous

[ser-uhn-dip-i-tuhs]
adjective
1.
come upon or found by accident; fortuitous: serendipitous scientific discoveries.
2.
of, pertaining to, or suggesting serendipity.
3.
good; beneficial; favorable: serendipitous weather for our vacation.

Origin:
1940–45; serendipit(y) + -ous

serendipitously, adverb
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serendipity (ˌsɛrənˈdɪpɪtɪ)
 
n
the faculty of making fortunate discoveries by accident
 
[C18: coined by Horace Walpole, from the Persian fairytale The Three Princes of Serendip, in which the heroes possess this gift]
 
seren'dipitous
 
adj

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Example sentences
But she still marvels at the serendipitous way she got involved with quilts.
The case for keeping print within reach is more complex than fuzzy rhetoric
  about the joy of serendipitous browsing.
If you're a rock and pop fan, it gives you a stream of songs that is eclectic,
  unpredictable and serendipitous.
But don't be afraid to handhold at slow shutter speeds-the serendipitous
  effects can be wonderful.
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