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Synonyms for hope

a specific instance of feeling hopeful

the general feeling that some desire will be fulfilled

grounds for feeling hopeful about the future

someone (or something) on which expectations are centered

United States comedian (born in England) who appeared in films with Bing Crosby (1903-2003)

one of the three Christian virtues

expect and wish

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be optimistic

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intend with some possibility of fulfilment

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Once within the house the man sprang to his feet, closed the door, and revealed to the astonished farmer the fierce face and resolute expression of Jefferson Hope.
It's Lucy that brings me here, and before harm comes on her I guess there will be one less o' the Hope family in Utah.
I really do not think Georgiana Darcy has her equal for beauty, elegance, and accomplishments; and the affection she inspires in Louisa and myself is heightened into something still more interesting, from the hope we dare entertain of her being hereafter our sister.
She follows him to town in hope of keeping him there, and tries to persuade you that he does not care about you.
He had lingered in the neighborhood, in the hope of gaining her favorable regard, with time to help him.
The hope of a marriage with me had been a hope abandoned by her years since.
Her mind wandered over her hopes and fears, recurring to her other labors, and the prices she received for occupations so wearying and slavish.
I hope I am not ungrateful, aunt," said Fanny modestly.
It is our only hope, Lady Greystoke, and you must place your entire faith in me if I am to succeed.
February, however, was approaching; December was past; January, at length, was almost over - a few more weeks, and then, certain despair or renewal of hope would put an end to this long agony of suspense.
Tom went about, hoping against hope for the sight of one blessed sinful face, but disappointment crossed him everywhere.
I hope we shall see you at Barton," added her ladyship, "as soon as you can conveniently leave town; and we must put off the party to Whitwell till you return.
I had been in many countries, and I hope I had improved my store of knowledge.
And now I die, and since there is no hope Of happiness for me in life or death, Still to my fantasy I'll fondly cling.
Such, father, is not (now) my theme - I will not madly deem that power Of Earth may shrive me of the sin Unearthly pride hath revell'd in - I have no time to dote or dream: You call it hope - that fire of fire