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auspicious (not pre-S.; but ‘auspiciously’ is in Drayton, 1596)
1. favourable, propitious Tp. I. ii. 182 “A most auspicious star,” All'sW. III. iii. 8.
2. betokening happiness, cheerful Ham. I. ii. 11 “with one auspicious and one dropping eye.”
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    • William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, 1.2
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