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Auspicious vs. Omen

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Auspiciousadjective

Of good omen; indicating future success.

Omennoun

Something which portends or is perceived to portend a good or evil event or circumstance in the future; an augury or foreboding.

‘the ghost's appearance was an ill omen’; ‘a rise in imports might be an omen of economic recovery’; ‘the egg has, during the span of history, represented mystery, magic, medicine, food and omen’;

Auspiciousadjective

Conducive to success.

‘This is an auspicious day.’;

Omennoun

prophetic significance

‘a sign of ill omen’;

Auspiciousadjective

Marked by success; prosperous.

Omenverb

(transitive) To be an omen of.

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Auspiciousadjective

Having omens or tokens of a favorable issue; giving promise of success, prosperity, or happiness; predicting good; as, an auspicious beginning.

‘Auspicious union of order and freedom.’;

Omenverb

(intransitive) To divine or predict from omens.

Auspiciousadjective

Prosperous; fortunate; as, auspicious years.

Omennoun

An occurrence supposed to portend, or show the character of, some future event; any indication or action regarded as a foreshowing; a foreboding; a presage; an augury.

‘Bid go with evil omen, and the brandOf infamy upon my name.’;

Auspiciousadjective

Favoring; favorable; propitious; - applied to persons or things.

Omenverb

To divine or to foreshow by signs or portents; to have omens or premonitions regarding; to predict; to augur; as, to omen ill of an enterprise.

‘The yet unknown verdict, of which, however, all omened the tragical contents.’;

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Auspiciousadjective

attended by favorable circumstances;

‘an auspicious beginning for the campaign’;

Omennoun

a sign of something about to happen;

‘he looked for an omen before going into battle’;

Auspiciousadjective

tending to favor or bring good luck;

‘miracles are auspicious accidents’; ‘encouraging omens’; ‘a favorable time to ask for a raise’; ‘lucky stars’; ‘a prosperous moment to make a decision’;

Omenverb

indicate by signs;

‘These signs bode bad news’;

Auspiciousadjective

conducive to success; favourable

‘it was not the most auspicious moment to hold an election’;

Omennoun

an event regarded as a portent of good or evil

‘a rise in imports might be an omen of recovery’; ‘the ghost's appearance was an ill omen’;

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Auspiciousadjective

giving or being a sign of future success

‘they said it was an auspicious moon—it was rising’;

Omennoun

prophetic significance

‘the raven seemed a bird of evil omen’;

Auspiciousadjective

characterized by success; prosperous

‘he was respectful to his auspicious customers’;

Omen

An omen (also called portent or presage) is a phenomenon that is believed to foretell the future, often signifying the advent of change. It was commonly believed in ancient times, and still believed by some today, that omens bring divine messages from the gods.These omens include natural phenomena, for example an eclipse, abnormal births of animals (especially humans) and behaviour of the sacrificial lamb on its way to the slaughter.

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