auspicate

Definitions

  • (verb-transitive): To begin or inaugurate with a ceremony intended to bring good luck.

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  • (verb): commence in a manner calculated to bring good luck; "They auspicated the trip with a bottle of champagne"
  • (verb): indicate, as with a sign or an omen; "These signs bode bad news"

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  • There is one thing I would mention which seems to auspicate the speedy development of the valley of the North Red River.

  • If we are conscious of our station, and glow with zeal to fill our places as becomes our situation and ourselves, we ought to auspicate all our public proceedings on America with the old warning of the church, _Sursum corda_!

  • If we are conscious of our situation, and glow with zeal to fill our place as becomes our station and ourselves, we ought to auspicate all our public proceeding on America with the old warning of the Church, sursum corda!

  • If we are conscious of our situation, and glow with zeal to fill our place as becomes our station and ourselves, we ought to auspicate all our public proceedings on America with the old warning of the Church, _Sursum corda!

  • Etymology?] [Footnote: 77. auspicate Etymology and derivation?] [Footnote: 78.

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