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The time Mr. Jenyns thought most propitious, a point upon which he grew warm and almost serious.
THE EVE OF THE REVOLUTIONCARL BECKER
Datto Timbang was watching, and the occasion was not a propitious one for taking christian blood.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
May 1780 be still more propitious for public and private happiness.
PRIVATE LETTERS OF EDWARD GIBBON (1753-1794) VOLUME 1 (OF 2)EDWARD GIBBON
The duke has been studying the position from this terrace and decides that Blois is not a propitious spot for his secret schemes.
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
The time is propitious, for as the council is now met in Alsatia, so the Temple walks are quiet.
THE FORTUNES OF NIGELSIR WALTER SCOTT
That year was, indeed, particularly propitious to the development of my musical taste.
AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL REMINISCENCES WITH FAMILY LETTERS AND NOTES ON MUSICCHARLES GOUNOD
The moment for approaching her had never seemed more propitious.
QUINALICE HEGAN RICE
When was it ever propitious for such a pursuit where women are concerned?
A HOUSEFUL OF GIRLSSARAH TYTLER
People were beginning to leave town, and the time did not seem propitious.
A HOUSEFUL OF GIRLSSARAH TYTLER
The circumstances were propitious to the designs of a usurper.
THE HISTORY OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIREEDWARD GIBBON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PROPITIOUS

  • apposite
  • apropos
  • apt
  • auspicious
  • felicitous
  • fitting
  • happy
  • neat
  • opportune
  • pertinent
  • propitious
  • rehearsed
  • timely
  • to the point
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