Auspiciously
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. [1913 Webster]

Auspicious union of order and freedom. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

2. Prosperous; fortunate; as, auspicious years. ``Auspicious chief.'' --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

3. Favoring; favorable; propitious; -- applied to persons or things. ``Thy auspicious mistress.'' --Shak. ``Auspicious gales.'' --Pope. [1913 Webster]

Syn: See {Propitious}. [1913 Webster] -- {Aus*pi"cious*ly}, adv. -- {Aus*pi"cious*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • auspiciously — adverb In an auspicious way. Syn: promisingly, fortunately …   Wiktionary

  • auspiciously — adv. in good prospects, favorably …   English contemporary dictionary

  • auspiciously — aus·pi·cious·ly …   English syllables

  • auspiciously — See: auspicious …   English dictionary

  • auspicious — auspiciously, adv. auspiciousness, n. /aw spish euhs/, adj. 1. promising success; propitious; opportune; favorable: an auspicious occasion. 2. favored by fortune; prosperous; fortunate. [1600 10; < L auspici(um) AUSPICE + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • propitiously — adverb in an auspicious manner he started his new job auspiciously on his birthday • Syn: ↑auspiciously • Ant: ↑unpropitiously, ↑inauspiciously (for: ↑auspiciously) …   Useful english dictionary

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