1 discovery of things unsought. 2 the happy faculty or luck of finding, by “accidental sagacity,” interesting or agreeable things.
Harry found Juliet the hooker by pure serendipity, rather than careful research, but she was willing to do the “dirty stuff” without charging extra.
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Serendipity. The Effin Word, The Effin Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/serendipity. Accessed 4 June 2023.
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