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fortune

a power or force, often personalized, regarded as being responsible for human affairs; chance
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I think,' answered the bean, 'that as we have so fortunately escaped death, we should keep together like good companions, and lest a new mischance should overtake us here, we should go away together, and repair to a foreign country.
There, however, fortunately, we shall have our own people.
Dantes' first impulse was to escape, but fortunately he did not attempt it.
Fortunately the Shoshonies did not offer to molest them.
They now sought to find their way back to the hospitable Wallah-Wallahs, and had advanced eighty miles along the river, when fortunately, on the very morning that they were going to leave the Columbia and strike inland, the canoes of Mr.
Fortunately for him, the moon had risen a few moments before.
But, fortunately for her, she felt her eyes growing misty, she saw nothing clearly, her pulse beat a hundred to the minute, and the blood throbbed at her heart.
The woman hit her head on the ground during the robbery but fortunately did not need medical attention.
K A R A C H I -- Unidentified motor cycle riders fire and bomb attack on police mobile fortunately bomb was not exploded.
Karachi -- Unidentified motor cycle riders fire and bomb attack on police mobile fortunately bomb was not exploded.
21), fortunately, but there were no serious injuries, according to a TVBS report.
Summary: Fortunately, the car had a sunroof, and the driver was able to climb out of it.