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Auspicious, 1) favourable, propitious; always applied to higher powers: “stand a. to the hour,” Lucr. 347. “my zenith doth depend upon a most a. star,” Tp. I, 2, 182. “a. gales,” V, 314. “fortune play upon thy prosperous helm as thy a. mistress,” All's III, 3, 8. “O lady Fortune, stand you a.” Wint. IV, 4, 52. “conjuring the moon to stand a. mistress,” Lr. II, 1, 42.
2) showing joy, happy: “with an a. and a dropping eye,” Hml. I, 2, 11.
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