Just as clearly, this is a propitious moment for the Clinton magic to work its charms on a uniquely receptive audience.
If, as they say, timing is everything, then Lawrence reached the Supreme Court at a propitious moment indeed.
mid-15c., from Anglo-French propicius, Old French propicius "gracious, favorable, useful" (12c., Modern French propice) and directly from Latin propitius "favorable, kind, gracious, well-disposed" (see propitiation). Earlier English form was propice, from Old French propice. Related: Propitiously.