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propitious
used in Jane Eyre

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favorable (circumstances suggesting good things to come)
  • 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?"
    Chapter 13 (31% in)
  • ...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.
    Chapter 11 (91% in)
  • That feature too is propitious.
    Chapter 19 (57% in)
  • The dew fell, but with propitious softness; no breeze whispered.
    Chapter 28 (9% in)

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