English to Afrikaans Meaning :: propitious

Propitious :
genadig
- genadigpropitiouslyongunstig
 

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Adjective(1) presenting favorable circumstances; likely to result in or show signs of success

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(1) While there is scant information as to the details of their minor motor bike accident, the timing seems propitious for getting the athletes away from any immediate access to them.(2) This was a daring and optimistic bet on what in the context was a largely new form of governance, coming to life and being tested under conditions that were hardly propitious .(3) The straight horizontal and vertical strokes of the characters had been cut into the shapes of propitious things, such as lucky birds, lotuses and guavas.(4) It could furnish the most propitious conditions for capturing popular sentiment and guaranteeing a successful campaign.(5) The timing couldn't have been more propitious .(6) Hence it happens to be the responsibility of society to provide a propitious environment for the mentally challenged.(7) As was clear then and since, this wasn't the most propitious moment to draw a line in the sand - neither Britain or France were in a position to actually defend Poland.(8) This disenchantment with Keynesianism provided a propitious environment within which alternative approaches to economic analysis and political management could flourish.(9) Two or three decades hence conditions may be propitious for the emergence of a new international system - one with many influential actors in a regime of organically evolving interdependence.(10) There was a brief, perfect Elizabethan moment when conditions were propitious and all was well.(11) Even under far less propitious circumstances, military occupations have commonly been successful.(12) We are therefore at a propitious moment for the development of a broader, more detailed theory of rhetoric in the cinema, one that would embrace all the persuasive, sensual, and emotional devices of the medium.(13) This journalistic term can be used to describe an innocent delay of a story until a more propitious moment, or a manipulative delay of a story until it can do the most damage.(14) As a man he felt it his duty to take over the brewery, but because his knowledge of beer was limited to the tasting, he thought to consult the stars as to the most propitious of moments to add the yeast to the barley.(15) The summer of 1802 was thus a propitious moment to enhance Bonaparte's authority.(16) He had no qualms or ÔÇÿsuperstitionsÔÇÖ about certain days or times being more propitious for carving than others, though he did try not to work on Sundays, when he attended his local African Church.
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(1) propitious ::
genadig
Synonyms
Adjective
1. favorable ::
gunstige
2. auspicious ::
luisterryke
3. promising ::
belowende
4. providential ::
voorsienige
5. advantageous ::
voordelig
6. optimistic ::
optimisties
7. bright ::
helder
8. rosy ::
rooskleurig
9. heaven-sent ::
hemel-gestuur
10. hopeful ::
hoopvol
11. opportune ::
gunstige
12. timely ::
tydige
Antonyms
1. bleak ::
somber
2. dark ::
donker
3. depressing ::
depressiewe
4. desperate ::
desperate
5. dismal ::
somber
6. dreary ::
somber
7. gloomy ::
somber
8. hopeless ::
hopeloos
9. inauspicious ::
ongelukkig
10. pessimistic ::
pessimistiese
11. unlikely ::
onwaarskynlik
Different Forms
propitious, propitiously, unpropitious
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