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propitious
used in The Witch of Blackbird Pond

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Definition
favorable (circumstances suggesting good things to come)
  • Ever since the day of William's house-raising, when the neighbors had gathered together and, working from dawn to sunset, had raised a fine imposing frame and nailed the sturdy new clapboards in place, Kit had known that William was only waiting a propitious time to speak.
    p. 135.7

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