Word of the Day: auspicious

Pronunciation: [aw-spish-uhs]

Definition(s): 1. promising success; propitious; opportune; favorable:
2.favored by fortune; prosperous; fortunate.

Part of Speech: adjective

Sentence: Graduating valedictorian is an auspicious occasion. Many of these students do groundbreaking work.

Synonyms: advantageous, opportune

Antonyms: inauspicious, unfortunate, ominous, unlucky

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