auspicious

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From auspice +‎ -ious, from Latin auspicium (augury), from auspex (augur), possibly via French.

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auspicious (comparative more auspicious, superlative most auspicious)

  1. Of good omen; indicating future success.
  2. Conducive to success.
    Synonyms: favourable, favorable, promising, propitious, fortunate, lucky
    This is an auspicious day.
  3. Marked by success; prosperous.
    Synonyms: lucky, fortunate

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