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A relation into which fools are providentially drawn for their mutual destruction.

Providentially, we are all made dependent on one another's good opinion.

Providentially, at that moment the road debouched into the great square.

One of his friends at least must be there, and providentially it proved that both were present.

You are providentially unable to bear the bodily and mental exertion.

It was only a puff which had come to my aid, as it were providentially, and had enabled me to gain my point.

Plain girls are providentially preserved from these temptations.

It was after this that we had providentially met the boatman, and had been safely led on board.

"Providentially a turn came in their affairs," was the answer.

Had she not providentially come, I believe that I should have died that very night.

WORD ORIGIN

1610s, "pertaining to foresifght" (implied in providentially); 1640s as "pertaining to divine providence," from Latin providentia (see providence) + -al (1). Meaning "by divine interposition" is recorded from 1719.

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