FORTUITOUS in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of FORTUITOUS
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 a.  accidental; by chance; coming or occurring without any cause
Classic Sentence:
1  A new world, material without being real, where poor ghosts, breathing dreams like air, drifted fortuitously about.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 8
2  When this horrible din had lasted a certain time, it mechanically awoke Mr. Wopsle's great-aunt, who staggered at a boy fortuitously, and pulled his ears.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter X
3  Everything came about fortuitously.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER I
Example Sentence:
1  The timing of the meeting is certainly fortuitous.
2  A series of fortuitous circumstances advanced her career.
3  Though he pretended their encounter was fortuitous, he'd actually been hanging around her usual haunts for the past two weeks, hoping she'd turn up.
4  Through some combination of political skill, fortuitous timing, well-tuned messaging, and sheer luck this has become the Summer of Sanders — in which an unkempt 73-year-old man who isn't even a member of the Democratic Party is mounting the strongest challenge to the Democratic establishment.
5  Have you ever fortuitously seen a Survivor castaway in real life?