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propitious (adj.)

mid-15c., propicious, "inclined to grant favor, disposed to pardon or forgive," from Anglo-French propicius, Old French propicius "gracious, favorable, useful" (12c., Modern French propice) and directly from Latin propitius "favorable, kind, gracious, well-disposed" (see propitiation). The earlier English form was propice, from Old French propice. The meaning "boding well" is from 1580s; that of "affording favorable conditions or circumstances" is by c. 1600. Related: Propitiously; propitiousness.

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Definitions of propitious from WordNet

propitious (adj.)
presenting favorable circumstances; likely to result in or show signs of success;
a propitious alignment of planets for space exploration
propitious omens
propitious gales speeded us along
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