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Word Of The Day For August 27

                         propitious \pruh-PISH-uhs\ , adjective:

 

1. Presenting favorable circumstances or conditions.


Definition: 
adjective:
1. Presenting favorable circumstances or conditions

Quotes: By the early 1500s rice was being planted on the Cape Verde island most propitious for agriculture, Santiago. -- Judith A. Carney, Black Rice

It is hard to imagine a less propitious start to a marriage: in a single blow Vincent forfeited the trust of his wife, the respect of her family, and the means of his own support. -- Matthew Sturgis, Aubrey Beardsley:

A Biography
Origin: Propitious derives from Latin propitius, "favorable."

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