propitious[ pruh-pish-uh s ]SEE DEFINITION OF propitious
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The coincidence was interpreted by Casanova as a propitious sign.
The occasion of the Duke's visit to Cesena will be, of all, the most propitious for our purpose.
The offerings for crossing the frontier were propitious, and he pushed on to Tegea.
The moment might be propitious to the pretender, however false his claim.
Everything was propitious for their enterprise but the weather.
It is simply a place of concealment in which he awaits the propitious moment.
In respect to Tiger, however, the end of the voyage was unfortunately not so propitious.
The moment seemed to her propitious, and she determined to approach it.
"If the day be propitious and the stars in harmony," supplemented Mata.
Nor did Cyprian think them propitious when taken into counsel.
mid-15c., from Anglo-French propicius, Old French propicius "gracious, favorable, useful" (12c., Modern French propice) and directly from Latin propitius "favorable, kind, gracious, well-disposed" (see propitiation). Earlier English form was propice, from Old French propice. Related: Propitiously.