Sentence Examples


  • The timing was propitious, as black clouds had begun to roll up the valley and gather above them, the advance guard of a summer shower.
  • The moment was propitious, and his efforts met with success.
  • The Roman made an expiatory offering, and prayed, Whatever god or goddess thou art to whom this grove is sacred, be propitious to me, my family, and children, etc.
  • These are very propitious circumstances for a third party, of which Canada has at least two.
  • An atmosphere is thus created which is highly propitious for the intriguers and political horse traders grouped around Journal du Peuple.

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