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auspicious
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Definition favorable; or suggestive of good things to come
  • With good weather and no traffic, we had an auspicious start on our journey.
auspicious = favorable; or suggestive of good things to come
  • The fortune cookie said "Today is an auspicious day for romance."
  • auspicious = favorable; or suggestive of good things to come
  • The talks are an auspicious development for those hoping to end conflict in the region.
  • It was an auspicious start to the season.
  • sunrise is the most auspicious moment for magic.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • auspicious = favorable
  • When Beautiful Moon and I turned six, Mama and Aunt sent for the diviner to find an auspicious date to begin our binding.
    Lisa See  --  Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
  • auspicious = favorable; or suggestive of good things to come
  • I would not take thee till the time was ripe and auspicious.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • auspicious = favorable; or suggestive of good things to come
  • I chose an auspicious day, the third day of the third month.
    Amy Tan  --  The Joy Luck Club
  • auspicious = favorable; or suggestive of good things to come
  • Then go thou forth; And fortune play upon thy prosperous helm, As thy auspicious mistress!
    William Shakespeare  --  All's Well That Ends Well
  • auspicious = favorable; or suggestive of good things to come
  • Mameha took up my almanac again and this time selected several dates over the following weeks that would be auspicious for significant change.
    Arthur Golden  --  Memoirs of a Geisha
  • auspicious = favorable
  • Everything was auspicious.
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
  • auspicious = favorable; or suggestive of good things to come
  • [regarding his laughing so much as a child] It seems like a rather "auspicious" beginning.
    Stephen Chbosky  --  The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  • auspicious = favorable; or suggestive of good things to come
  • "That would be very auspicious," said Ataba.
    Terry Pratchett  --  Nation
  • auspicious = favorable; or suggestive of good things to come
  • It wasn't an auspicious way to begin a war.
    Nora Roberts  --  Summer Pleasures
  • auspicious = favorable; or suggestive of good things to come
  • The remainder of my schooldays were no more auspicious than the first.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • auspicious = suggestive of good things to come
  • Quite simply, the cornerstone was set at that date and time because, among other things, the auspicious Caput Draconis was in Virgo.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • auspicious = favorable; or suggestive of good things to come
  • Not the most auspicious start.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • auspicious = favorable; or suggestive of good things to come
  • The wedding will be in Calcutta, a little over a year from now, on an auspicious January day, just as she and her husband were married nearly thirty-four years ago.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • auspicious = favorable; or suggestive of good things to come
  • But cliffs and rock shoals made that place forbidding, so I turned back, swimming off shore, and came in the end to a river, to auspicious water, with smooth beach and a rise that broke the wind.
    Homer  --  The Odyssey
  • auspicious = favorable
  • Another was the following Monday, which also happened to be tai-an—the most auspicious day of the six-day Buddhist week.
    Arthur Golden  --  Memoirs of a Geisha

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