Thursday, April 21, 2011

propitious

propitious [ pruh’-PISH-uh’s ]
 adjective ]
 MEANING :
 1. favourable conditions
2. favourable signs or omens; auspicious
3. favourably disposed or inclined
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The propitious weather in April and May in South Africa was one of the main reasons why the IPL T20 league was held in that country.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 Poverty, unemployment, civil disorder, political repression and gender and racial discrimination make for an all too propitious environment for traffickers' exploitation of vulnerable people.