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Or, as sometimes happens, when we get lucky and the environment is changed for us!

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I mean, a number of times an incredibly lucky thing happened.

If we’re lucky enough, we will live long enough to do something with our life that will make an impact.

If lucky, we may have more than decade of data privacy protection left, experts say.

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Putting together a home office setup that's pleasant, comfortable, and productive can be tough and time consuming, but lucky for you, we’ve been working from home for years here at Ars.

Not so lucky are the editors and writers at The New Republic.

It failed to explode, but U.S. officials knew they were lucky.

The Syrians who arrived in Sicily this week are lucky to be alive.

And I was lucky enough to receive an invitation to stay at Easter Elchies House, the spiritual home at The Macallan.

One lucky guy—see Jones, above—was paired with two perfect partners this season to shake things up.

Thank you for nothing, Reginald; however, I shall certainly take a dip in the lucky-bag at the Castle.

He's a lucky beggar, Reginald, a very lucky beggar, and Warrender's daughter is more than he deserves.

A fifth by the sheer hazard of a lucky "deal" acquires a fortune without work at all.

Lucky he or she who had heard the great master read himself in public.

The American had paid Alessandro something for it,—they did not know how much; but Alessandro was very lucky to get anything.

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What are other ways to say lucky?

Lucky is a relatively colloquial adjective that is applied to situations that turn out well by chance: lucky at cards; my lucky day. Happy emphasizes a pleasant ending or something that happens at just the right moment: By a happy accident, I received the package on time. Fortunate implies that success is obtained by the operation of favorable circumstances more than by direct effort; it is usually applied to grave or large matters (especially those happening in the ordinary course of things): fortunate in one’s choice of a partner; a fortunate investment.  

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On this page you'll find 60 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lucky, such as: fortuitous, happy, hot, successful, advantageous, and adventitious.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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