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Slide Show. Lesson 28: Luck and Whim. By: Gabriela Chris Julia Clarianne. Alchemy. Noun . - The ancient and medieval chemical art of trying tochange metals to gold, cure diseases, or find eternal youth. A seemingly magical power or process of change. Related Forms: - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Slide ShowLesson 28: Luck and WhimBy: GabrielaChrisJulia ClarianneAlchemyNoun. - The ancient and medieval chemical art of trying tochange metals to gold, cure diseases, or find eternal youth.A seemingly magical power or process of change.

Related Forms: Alchemist noun alchemistic adjectiveAlchemically - adverbAlchemy Example:Alchemy Circle: human transmutation

Alchemistic signs:AmuletNoun.

An object worn, usually around the neck, to bring good luck or protection. Charm

Amulet Example:Irish Amulets

Japanese Amulets

CapriciousAdjective.- Unpredictable- Impulsive Subject to whim.

Related Forms: Capriciousness noun Capriciously - adverb

Capricious ExampleA capricious friend:

Kids tend to have capricious behaviors.

FatalismNoun. The belief that all events are determined in advance by fate or destiny therefore cannot be changed.

Related Forms: Fatalist nounFatalistic adjectiveFatalistically - adverbFatalism Example:Cartoons:

PropitiousAdjective Presenting favorable circumstances. Advantageous Auspicous

Related Forms: Propitiously adjective Propitiousness - noun

Propitious Example:PropitiousOpportunity

ProvidentialAdjective. Happening Favorably, as if through divine intervention. Fortunate Opportune

Related Forms: Providence- noun Providentially - adverbProvidential Exapmle:Providential for those infront of him.

QuirkNoun. An odd or peculiar behavior or manner. A strange happening.

Related Forms: quirky - adjective

Quirk Example

SerendipityNoun The occurence of lucky, acidental events or discoveries.

Related Forms: Serendipitous adjective Serendipter - noun Serendipitist - noun Serendipper - noun

Serendipity Example:

VagaryNoun.

An unexpected impulse, whim or fancy. An extravagant or erratic notion or action.

Vagary Example

unexpected,VicissitudeNoun. A change or variation. A sudden or unexpected change. The quality of being changeable; variability.

Related Form: Vicissitudinous adjective

Vicissitude Example: