(1) The astronomers' observations were used to divine auspicious moments for many different kinds of activity, from farming to warfare.(2) His auspicious debut might have given him the leverage to realize some of his grander plans.(3) These ├ö├ç├┐lucky├ö├ç├û dollar bills have auspicious serial numbers and come in colored folders.(4) Many wait for the most astrologically auspicious moment, which is 12: 59 pm on Wednesday, July 30.(5) It was certainly an auspicious start, and most merchants are hopeful that the worst is behind them, and that there will be better days ahead.(6) Because he sensed this was an auspicious moment, my father came around to the front entrance of the house, and my mother, who was in the courtyard, heard him enter.(7) Your mail comes at a most auspicious moment, and the precise nature of your inquiry saves me from the rigmarole of empty theory.(8) But auspicious beginnings are not always reliable predictors of sustained success.(9) You go to a fortune teller who decides on a more lucky or more auspicious name and has it engraved on your spoon.(10) "The 10th, the 12th, and the 18th are appropriately auspicious dates on the Chinese calendar, " he said.(11) These are not auspicious conditions either for future sales or the supply of ambitious workers.(12) It was a sweltering spring bank holiday, and he had not had long to prepare for such an auspicious moment.(13) As mum and dad took photographs or recorded the auspicious moment on the camcorder, the youngsters played happily and tentative new friendships were formed.(14) Destiny plays a significant role at this point as the right people and opportunities come at an auspicious time when you are ready to take them on.(15) The story said that fire was the auspicious element responsible for the success of the Han Dynasty.(16) I do think it is an auspicious sign that women can vote and run for office.