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encouraging or approving or pleasing

(of winds or weather) tending to promote or facilitate

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occurring at a convenient or suitable time

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presaging or likely to bring good luck

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When a species, owing to highly favourable circumstances, increases inordinately in numbers in a small tract, epidemics--at least, this seems generally to occur with our game animals--often ensue: and here we have a limiting check independent of the struggle for life.
For in such cases, we may believe, that a plant could exist only where the conditions of its life were so favourable that many could exist together, and thus save each other from utter destruction.
Weston had, of course, formed a very favourable idea of the young man; and such a pleasing attention was an irresistible proof of his great good sense, and a most welcome addition to every source and every expression of congratulation which her marriage had already secured.
Not that Jones desired to conceal or to disguise the truth; nay, he would have been more unwilling to have suffered any censure to fall on Mr Allworthy for punishing him, than on his own actions for deserving it; but, in reality, so it happened, and so it always will happen; for let a man be never so honest, the account of his own conduct will, in spite of himself, be so very favourable, that his vices will come purified through his lips, and, like foul liquors well strained, will leave all their foulness behind.
He quickly arranged with the Turk that if the latter should find a favourable opportunity for escape before Felix could return to Italy, Safie should remain as a boarder at a convent at Leghorn; and then, quitting the lovely Arabian, he hastened to Paris and delivered himself up to the vengeance of the law, hoping to free De Lacey and Agatha by this proceeding.
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Sanski Most is the first Municipality in Bosnia and Herzegovina, which was awarded the prestigious certificate for being place of favourable business environment.
However, Garcia, associate professor of psychology and organizational studies at the University of Michigan said that this strategy backfires, because the addition of mildly favourable information dilutes the impact of highly favourable information in the eyes of evaluators.
Robust economic growth backed with solid macroeconomic fundamentals, a high degree of stability and a favourable business climate will help put Gulf real estate market back on recovery path, said a top Saudi bank.
Global Banking News-18 November 2009-HSBC North America sees favourable trend(C)2009 ENPublishing - http://www.enpublishing.co.uk