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propitious
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The House of Mirth
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  • The surrounding atmosphere was propitious to this scheme of courtship.
  • The terrace at Bellomont on a September afternoon was a spot propitious to sentimental musings, and as Miss Bart stood leaning against the balustrade above the sunken garden, at a little distance from the animated group about the tea-table, she might have been lost in the mazes of an inarticulate happiness.
  • Mrs. Bry, who had a tendency to grow red and stertorous after luncheon, had been judiciously prevailed upon by Carry Fisher to withdraw to her hotel for an hour’s repose; and Selden and his companion were thus left to a stroll propitious to confidences.

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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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