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.

Auspicious union of order and freedom. Macaulay.

2.

Prosperous; fortunate; as, auspicious years.

"Auspicious chief."

Dryden.

3.

Favoring; favorable; propitious; -- applied to persons or things.

"Thy auspicious mistress." Shak. "Auspicious gales."

Pope.

Syn. -- See Propitious.

-- Aus*pi"cious*ly, adv. -- Aus*pi"cious*ness, n.

 

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