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auspicate

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/ 藞蓴 sp瑟藢ke瑟t /
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verb (used with object), aus路pi路cat路ed, aus路pi路cat路ing.
to initiate with ceremonies calculated to ensure good luck; inaugurate.
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Origin of auspicate

1595鈥1605; <Latin auspic膩tus consecrated by auguries (past participle of auspic膩r墨), equivalent to auspic- (stem of auspex) + -膩tus-ate1

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