There was a brief, perfect Elizabethan moment when conditions were propitious and all was well.
The timing couldn't have been more propitious .
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.
The United States was founded on the pro-liberty ideals of the eighteenth century; the nineteenth century might not have provided such propitious foundations.
This disenchantment with Keynesianism provided a propitious environment within which alternative approaches to economic analysis and political management could flourish.
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.
It's also a propitious opportunity to literally move the debate out beyond the Beltway directly to the people.
Even under far less propitious circumstances, military occupations have commonly been successful.
It could furnish the most propitious conditions for capturing popular sentiment and guaranteeing a successful campaign.
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.