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auspicious adj
1 attended by favorable circumstances; "an auspicious beginning for the campaign" [ant: inauspicious]
2 tending to favor or bring good luck; "miracles are auspicious accidents"; "encouraging omens"; "a favorable time to ask for a raise"; "lucky stars"; "a prosperous moment to make a decision" [syn: encouraging, favorable, favourable, lucky, prosperous]

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  • /ɔˈspɪʃəs/


  1. Of good omen.
  2. Conducive to success, fortunate.
  3. Marked by success; prosperous.

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