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Synonyms for propitiousness

the favorable quality of strongly indicating a successful result

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Propitiousness is a matter of action or inaction that is time-, position-, and relation-specific.
Historical and genealogical analogies, together with an apposite judgment text from the Yijing alluding to the flight of Duke Huai of Jin at Chong Er's approach, are adduced to persuade Chong Er that the recommended action is not only consistent with astrological precedent, but that success is virtually assured because of the propitiousness of the moment.
Do the bison's hematite-black horns indicate the prudence or the propitiousness of nature's "order?" Moore's questions flirt with the idea that nature constitutes a legible sign system of the divine mind.
They are backing, assessability, specificity, cultural receptivity, propitiousness, familiarity, priority, resource availability, structural facilitation and flexibility.
In another case--Vale University's heating installation--an offer by the local gas utility to provide cheap fuel allowed the organization to install a dual-fuel system which greatly increased performance, so it is the propitiousness of unforeseen events that has to be allowed for in explanations of success, as Rodrigues and Hickson (1995) confirm.
Regardless, however, of commentators' failure to agree on marketing's precise placement on the art-science continuum, there was absolutely no disagreement over the propitiousness of the aspiration.
The unacceptability of gay marriages may have bloomed with sudden propitiousness on the agendas of Clinton and Dole, but the issue has been steadily moving into the legal conversation across the last twenty-five years.
Charles Doran's analysis of international power cycles leads to hypotheses about the relationship between system structure and the propitiousness of conflict resolution strategies.
There is a mechanism of transformation (Iching xystemism; or "yizhitonggou"--identical structuralism but of different substances, see Hou, 2006) among YinYang, jen-righteousness, and misfortune-fortune (evil/misery, propitiousness).