Family Word Snacks: Auspicious & Promising

“Words are vehicles that can transport us from the drab sands to the dazzling stars.”
-M. Robert Syme


auspicious: [aw-spish-uhs] (a) 1. promising success; propitious; opportune; favorable: an auspicious occasion. 2. favored by fortune; prosperous; fortunate.

in a sentence: The professional athlete believes wearing a green bandana is particularly auspicious and the cause of his current winning streak.


promising: (a) giving favorable promise; likely to turn out well

in a sentence: Erica was nervous about being the new girl; but when she made new friends on her first day, she knew it was a promising start at her new school.

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-Elle C.

About Elle C. Mayberry

Elle C. Mayberry is a mom and author, who just released a new children’s book with her young daughter. With a passion for parenting and degrees in psychology and “make it workology,” she created Tuned In Parents (TiP).

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