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Example sentences for propitious

All the candles had burned flush to the ground-another propitious sign.
But in humanity as in nature there are some moments more propitious for such a flowering.
Communism stirred to life again only when another propitious source of power arose on the political horizon.
The times were propitious, and proselytes soon gathered around him.
The day was propitious for fine toilettes, and the dramatic effect was brilliant outside.
The subject was newsworthy and the moment propitious.
Its propitious results are undoubted, and will be more signally manifested when time shall have given to it a wider development.
So this obviously a propitious day, with so many birthdays.
Never was there a more propitious season for the accomplishment of their purpose.

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