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.
The gods below be propitious to him, for great as were his misdeeds he died in a good cause and as a brave man should die.
The coincidence was interpreted by Casanova as a propitious sign.
Such is the time proposed for making a common political peace, to which no one circumstance is propitious.
The moment might be propitious to the pretender, however false his claim.
The climate of the Gulf States is gentle, soft and propitious.
If the weather has been as propitious as with us, it must be delightful.
But the cause was now debated before judges who were not at all propitious to their views.
Each night they selected some propitious spot for their encampment.
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.