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Word – Auspicious Word – Auspicious
Word – Auspicious

Word – Auspicious

Auspicious – Word of the day

Meaning(adjective):

suggesting a positive and successful future.

History:

During the Roman times, people predicted future events by watching the behavior of animals and birds. A related word, auspicium, meant ‘taking omens from birds.’ Auspicium then became a part of the English dictionary as auspice in the 16th century. It was originally meant just as a Roman concept, but then came to mean, ‘a premonition or forecast, especially of a happy future.’

 

Example:

  1. Let’s keep our house warming on an auspicious day.
  2. The first movie for this actor was a hit, that is indeed an auspicious beginning.
  3. I don’t think it was an auspicious day.
  4. My mom always waits for an auspicious day before planning anything important.
  5. The new moon day is considered an auspicious occasion.
  6. The movie had pointed out several auspicious occasion.
  7. My business hasn’t been going well, it hasn’t been an auspicious start for my new branch.
  8. The new song become viral for the BVD band, it has been an auspicious start for them!

 

Scenario:

Denis: I am planning on my housewarming ceremony next week.

Fanny: Are you? Well, when is it?

Denis: I am still thinking about it. I want it to be on an auspicious day.

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Nafia Zuhana is an experienced content writer and IELTS Trainer. Currently, she is guiding students who are appearing for IELTS General and Academic exams through ieltsmaterial.com. With an 8.5 score herself, she trains and provides test takers with strategies, tips, and nuances on how to crack the IELTS Exam. She holds a degree in Master of Arts – Creative Writing, Oxford Brookes University, UK. She has worked with The Hindu for over a year as an English language trainer.

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