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auspicious
used in Oliver Twist

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favorable; or suggestive of good things to come
  • It chanced one morning, while Oliver's affairs were in this auspicious and comfortable state, that Mr. Gamfield, chimney-sweep, went his way down the High Street, deeply cogitating in his mind his ways and means of paying certain arrears of rent, for which his landlord had become rather pressing.
    Chapter 3 — Relates How Oliver Twist was Very Near Getting a Palce.... (16% in)

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