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  • adv. In an auspicious way.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an auspicious manner; with favorable omens; happily; prosperously; favorably; propitiously.

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  • adv. in an auspicious manner


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auspicious +‎ -ly


  • The Supreme Court opened its fall term auspiciously yesterday by sinking the environmental Pequod known as NRDC v. Winter.

    The Greens Get Harpooned

  • Thus auspiciously he launched the king from whose line came Kenneth MacAlpine crowned at Scone the first Irish king of all Scotland.

    Ss Petri & Pauli

  • Seen as an auspiciously magickal time due to its precise occurrence between the autumnal equinox and winter solstice, Samhain was associated with the point between life and death.

    Kelley Harrell: Samhain -- Nature's Holy Day for Managing Seasonal Affective Disorder

  • "There was, auspiciously, a Rubber Maid cart of farm fresh eggs for sale in the front row."

    Extra Fizz: Bill Who? « PubliCola

  • Our friends, or rather the friends of our father, have instituted a subscription for our benefit, which Mr. Weston thinks has commenced auspiciously; but you must be aware that it is a very uncertain resource; but be its produce what it may, I hope, with the aid of our own exertions, we shall make it do.

    Letter 392

  • The imprint—to the extent that you can describe something online as an imprint—kicked off auspiciously in April 2010, when Mr. Krakauer's "Three Cups of Deceit," an investigation into the background of humanitarian Greg Mortenson , founder of the educational charity "Pennies for Peace," grabbed national headlines and rocketed to the top of best-seller lists.

    Before Liberty Was a Lady

  • In the previous century, a teenage girl, under the pen name Miles Franklin wrote the auspiciously titled novel “My Brilliant Career”.

    Do we all have a story? « Write Anything

  • In this instance this author took an inquisitive peek into the windows of the building that is 80 Grand Street, across from Paulus Hook Park in Downtown Jersey City, and decided to find out what the auspiciously illuminated colors mean.

    Lia Petridis Maiello: Jersey City Museum of Russian Art (MoRA) is Worth Crossing the Hudson

  • My second attempt to break into the casual ward began more auspiciously.


  • After some showers in the afternoon, we have a brief in the lull in the rain - auspiciously timed to allow the final home game at Nationals Park this evening.

    The calm before the rainstorm


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