Definition of 'auspicious'
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There could scarcely be a more auspicious time to write about greed. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It was hardly an auspicious time to ask for a handout. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But it was not an auspicious debut. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It was an auspicious day indeed. Indian Balm - Travels in the Southern Subcontinent (1994)It could hardly have been a less auspicious prelude to the game for Newcastle. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Within three months another injury crisis prompted his debut, and an auspicious debut it was. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But this was an auspicious Barbican debut. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is an auspicious moment. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This is not an auspicious time to be selling advisory services to the military, with civil servants and servicemen being made redundant. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She kicked away a cooking pot as far as she could, a strong kick seen as an auspicious sign for her marriage and future. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There was another, less auspicious nautical association with Greenwich. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We arrived in New York on the most auspicious day. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I had second thoughts about thin shirts, and about stars and auspicious days and wise men from the east. Indian Balm - Travels in the Southern Subcontinent (1994)It was during my last week of training, which I took as an auspicious sign. 21 DOG YEARS (2002)Her former pupils at the Towers were going to present her with that; they were to dress her from head to foot on the auspicious day. Wives and Daughters (1864)
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