The rising of the new moon was an auspicious occasion.
Disastrous signs predominate over auspicious, and the various effects are combined in a very elaborate and complicated manner.
Even in modern times travellers relate how, when an auspicious day has been proclaimed by the astrologers, the streets of Bagdad may be seen running with blood from the barbers' shops.
It seemed more auspicious than a place marked with a pentacle, and less numerous than the places not marked at all.
The big crowd was an auspicious moment for us, it will allow us to go from strength to strength.
To say the least, it is not auspicious.
The first month of school was very auspicious, thanks to respectful students and encouraging coworkers.
An auspicious start to a year is always encouraging.