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synonyms for accidentally

  • unintentionally
  • unwittingly
  • by mistake
  • fortuitously
  • haphazardly
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How to use accidentally in a sentence

When Luc’s work for a nonprofit is endangered by accidental public embarrassment, the pretend relationship works to his advantage and to Oliver’s, who needs a plus-one for a family event.
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Those who are allergic shouldn’t expect to scarf down PB&Js anytime soon, but not having to fear that an accidental brush with nuts could take their lives is an even more delicious treat.
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He scored an accidental touchdown Sunday against the Lions, remember, when the Falcons planned to run down the clock before kicking a potential winning field goal.
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We have an accidental President, who is there only because of the archaic electoral college.
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I would never know the controls were there without a prompt or an accidental touch.
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It wasn't far, so we kept on, and presently it developed that we had accidentally come upon old Piegan Smith.
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Again, mebbe it would–if the hull thing that happened next was accidentally a-purpose.
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They had, perhaps, when they were thus accidentally lifted to power, no very definite intentions of any sort.
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On the 22d August, one of the plants having been accidentally injured, the experiment was terminated.
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WORDS RELATED TO ACCIDENTALLY

  • accidentally
  • as luck would have it
  • by a fluke
  • by coincidence
  • by mistake
  • for some reason
  • fortuitously
  • out of the clear blue sky
  • unexpectedly
  • unintentionally
  • unwittingly
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.