heaven-sent heaven-sent

Definition(s):

  • (adj) peculiarly fortunate or appropriate; as if by divine intervention

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Usage(s):

  1. It was heaven-sent: just like that he was famous and rich, and after moving on to a one-season series, The Persuaders with Tony Curtis, he was more so.
  2. That the fire is heaven-sent, literally as well as through the mere figurative agents, doves and bombers, Eliot has no doubt.
  3. Now the Japanese see in Buddhism a heaven-sent means of controlling their newly conquered Asiatic populations.

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  1. "The collision offers a literally heaven-sent opportunity for the Obama administration to take forceful, visible and long-overdo measures to address a long-ignored issue of 'space debris,"' Oberg said.
    on Feb 13, 2009 By: James Oberg Source: USA Today

  2. "It was incredible, wasn't it? It summed up what Test cricket is all about. You don't want to leave your seat," Hogg said. "His action is uncomplicated and he bowls at the same pace whether it's day one or day four - it's all heaven-sent...
    on Dec 19, 2008 By: Rodney Hogg Source: Courier Mail

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