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propitious

adjective uk   /prəˈpɪʃ.əs/ formal us  
likely to result in or showing signs of success: With the economy in recession, it was not a propitious time to start a company.PotentialHoping and hopefulness
propitiously
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
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