If, as they say, timing is everything, then Lawrence reached the Supreme Court at a propitious moment indeed.
Just as clearly, this is a propitious moment for the Clinton magic to work its charms on a uniquely receptive audience.
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.
If the weather has been as propitious as with us, it must be delightful.
Such is the time proposed for making a common political peace, to which no one circumstance is propitious.
Each night they selected some propitious spot for their encampment.
The climate of the Gulf States is gentle, soft and propitious.
Indeed the weather is not propitious on account of the damp.
But the cause was now debated before judges who were not at all propitious to their views.
Further, he often brings about unconsciously or not, propitious circumstances.
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.