- propionic acid,
- propjet engine,
Origin of propitious
Examples from the Web for propitiously
Everything went on propitiously, until, in an hour of woe, it was discovered that the infant Princess could not speak!Baron Bruno|Louisa Morgan
It opened most propitiously and was one of those soft, balmy September days, more like early June than autumn.The Cromptons|Mary J. Holmes
Everything seemed to be going on so propitiously that Dainty cast her dismal forebodings to the winds.Dainty's Cruel Rivals|Mrs. Alex McVeigh Miller
My first night in this dismal and strangely ordered house had opened anything but propitiously.Lost Man's Lane|Anna Katharine Green
Ye shades of Poland's slaughtered sons, look on propitiously.
Word Origin for propitious
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.