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 for Auspicious
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Auspicious \Aus*pi"cious\, a. [See Auspice.]
     1. Having omens or tokens of a favorable issue; giving
        promise of success, prosperity, or happiness; predicting
        good; as, an auspicious beginning.
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              Auspicious union of order and freedom. --Macaulay.
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     2. Prosperous; fortunate; as, auspicious years. "Auspicious
        chief." --Dryden.
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     3. Favoring; favorable; propitious; -- applied to persons or
        things. "Thy auspicious mistress." --Shak. "Auspicious
        gales." --Pope.
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     Syn: See Propitious.
          [1913 Webster] -- Aus*pi"cious*ly, adv. --
          Aus*pi"cious*ness, n.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  auspicious
      adj 1: auguring favorable circumstances and good luck; "an
             auspicious beginning for the campaign" [ant:
             inauspicious, unfortunate]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  87 Moby Thesaurus words for "auspicious":
     advantageous, appropriate, befitting, beneficial, benevolent,
     benign, benignant, blessed, blessed with luck, bon, bonny, braw,
     bright, bright with promise, bueno, capital, cheering, cogent,
     commendable, convenient, dexter, elegant, encouraging, estimable,
     excellent, expedient, fair, famous, favorable, favored, favoring,
     felicitous, fine, fit, fitting, fortunate, full of promise, golden,
     good, goodly, grand, halcyon, happy, healthy, helpful, hopeful,
     in luck, inspiring, inspiriting, kind, laudable, looking up, lucky,
     meet, nice, noble, of good omen, of happy portent, of promise,
     opportune, pleasant, pregnant of good, profitable, promising,
     propitious, prosperous, providential, reassuring, regal, ripe,
     roseate, rosy, royal, seasonable, skillful, sortable, sound,
     splendid, suitable, supportive, timely, useful, valid, very good,
     virtuous, well-timed, white
  
  

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