auspicious auspicious  /ɑ ˈspɪ ʃəs/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) auguring favorable circumstances and good luck

Usage(s):

  1. Importantly, for the past week, the signs from the heavens have been auspicious to buy that property.
  2. What would be an auspicious time for man to step on the moon?
  3. At an auspicious time the Stock Exchange bell was rung by the dignitary.

News

  1. That's Rather Hideous: Come Ogle Las Vegas' Most Absurd-Beyond-Words Palace

    At this fine hour, on this most auspicious day, and without further ado, here Curbed presents the most over-the-top house in Las Vegas. And, as it's no secret that Vegas is the...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Curbed

  2. 'Precious' scribe blooms in new gig as director

    Geoffrey Fletcher had one of the most auspicious feature film debuts in recent memory, winning an Oscar for scripting “Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire” in 2009.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: amNewYork

Quotes

  1. "A very auspicious debut," said NBC's Tom Brokaw.
    on Sep 3, 2008 By: Tom Brokaw Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "Urgently mobilise and work as one to wage this tough battle against disaster," Wen told officials, according to a transcript on the government Web site (www.gov.cn). "Ensure that the people enjoy a joyful and auspicious Spring Festival."
    on Jan 27, 2008 By: Wen Jiabao Source: Reuters

  3. "On behalf of the government, the people of Kenya and on my own behalf, I extend our message of best wishes to you on the auspicious occasion of your inauguration as the 44th president of the United States of America," Kibaki said in a statement.
    on Jan 20, 2009 By: Mwai Kibaki Source: Xinhua

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