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fluke

  
  ( flukes    plural  ) If you say that something good is a fluke, you mean that it happened accidentally rather than by being planned or arranged.  
INFORMAL      n-count   usu sing, also by N  
The discovery was something of a fluke..., By sheer fluke, one of the shipowner's employees was in the city.     
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fluke

  
  
accident, blessing, break, chance, chance occurrence, coincidence, fortuity, freak, lucky break, quirk, quirk of fate, serendipity, stroke, stroke of luck, windfall  

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flue, flunkey, flu, flunk

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