the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
adj. Having omens or tokens of a favorable issue; giving promise of success, prosperity, or happiness; predicting good.
adj. Prosperous; fortunate.
adj. Favoring; favorable; propitious; -- applied to persons or things.
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
Of good omen; betokening success, or a favorable issue; prognosticating good; favorable.
Prosperous; fortunate: applied to persons.
Favorable; kind; propitious: applied to persons or things.
Showing joy; happy.
Synonyms Bright, golden, lucky, promising. See propitious.
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adj. auguring favorable circumstances and good luck
"“Well, that's something of an auspicious start, but that's why they have the phrase auspicious start, because one often starts that way,” I said, trying to cover up my embarrassment for the sloppy turn."
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