- providentially opportune: A heaven-sent rain revived the crops.
Origin of heaven-sent
First recorded in 1640–50
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Examples from the Web for heaven-sent
Within hours, the moralizing Los Angeles local media had bungled this heaven-sent opportunity.Mate the Press
June 11, 2009
To you now, at this time, a heaven-sent opportunity is presented.Hellenica
If he be the man I take him for, he must hug an obstacle to his heart as a Heaven-sent gift.One Of Them
Charles James Lever
You've brought me a new sensation, a heaven-sent inspiration.Janet of the Dunes
Harriet T. Comstock
And Biddy must know that it was a Heaven-sent chance for the girl.
Was not here a Heaven-sent answer to all her prayers for her beloved?
- providential; fortunatea heaven-sent opportunity
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