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propitious
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Jane Eyre
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  • As he took the cup from my hand, Adele, thinking the moment propitious for making a request in my favour, cried out — "N’est-ce pas, monsieur, qu’il y a un cadeau pour Mademoiselle Eyre dans votre petit coffre?"
  • That feature too is propitious.
  • The dew fell, but with propitious softness; no breeze whispered.
  • …and looking far down, I surveyed the grounds laid out like a map: the bright and velvet lawn closely girdling the grey base of the mansion; the field, wide as a park, dotted with its ancient timber; the wood, dun and sere, divided by a path visibly overgrown, greener with moss than the trees were with foliage; the church at the gates, the road, the tranquil hills, all reposing in the autumn day’s sun; the horizon bounded by a propitious sky, azure, marbled with pearly white.

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  • It was a propitious time to graduate with a degree in petroleum engineering.
  • The first few days of the voyage passed prosperously, amid favourable weather and propitious winds,
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days

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