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  • adjective unexpectedly beneficial


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  • Each cruel, barbarian action is godsent and for both sides.

    Why Rational Tribalists Should Treat Prisoners Humanely, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty 2009

  • Getting the real thing can be pricy but if you're on your feet all day they're a godsent - though if you're bold enough to begin wearing stays, expect the usual commentary from family, health workers etc.

    What Women Are Saying About Clothing Today 2009

  • Call us cynical, then, when the Bush administration trumpeted what could only be a godsent decline in the destruction of wetlands -- a trend which has worried opponents of rampant development for a generation.

    Beyond Bashing Bush: Grassroots environmentalism and the prospect for a populist resurgence 2006

  • The godsent, spill-proof "sippy-cup" is being linked to speech defects (toddlers sucking the cup's straw rather than graduating to real cups leads to lazy tongues) and cavities (constant sugary liquid intake).

    Boing Boing: February 10, 2002 - February 16, 2002 Archives 2002

  • The first was their lead, no more than thirty seconds, over the pursuers; the second was a godsent bend in the scrub-edged track; and the third was the rough mental map of the surrounding territory with which he had thoughtfully forearmed himself on his arrival.

    Salvage for the Saint Charteris, Leslie, 1907- 1983

  • It is obviously not in the least probable that the French secret service will neglect its godsent opportunities.

    Jimgrim Mundy, Talbot, 1879-1940 1931

  • Finding WordPress was like a godsent for me with its simple interface, categories and tags and hit tracking which was something Xanga never had.

    Anime Nano! 2009

  • Getting rid of stupid clients would be godsent for any admin in the world.

    Slashdot: Developers 2009

  • I have the godsent food of birds and an olive tree beyond the ken of time.

    Palestine Blogs aggregator 2009

  • Graphic Therapy (also enjoyable on sunny weekends, should you live somewhere there is one) is up, filled with quirky details about wedding hook-ups, party-throwing mice, and godsent porta-potties.

    SMITH Magazine Superfeed 2008


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