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Synonyms for expecting

Synonyms for expecting

carrying a developing fetus within the uterus

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The priest was continually sending first the beadle and then the deacon to find out whether the bridegroom had not come, more and more often he went himself, in a lilac vestment and an embroidered sash, to the side door, expecting to see the bridegroom.
We had, to our great satisfaction, just pitched upon a convenient place for our camp; for as we had just entered upon a desert above five hundred miles over, where we had no towns to lodge at, and, indeed, expected none but the city Jarawena, which we had yet two days' march to; the desert, however, had some few woods in it on this side, and little rivers, which ran all into the great river Udda; it was in a narrow strait, between little but very thick woods, that we pitched our camp that night, expecting to be attacked before morning.
The results regarding privilege expectations (see Table 2) suggest a somewhat different pattern--five of six privilege items with significant gender differences showed males expecting to be granted earlier autonomous privileges than females.
Slightly over half the panelists expect a change in the Fed's communication style under new Chairman Ben Bernanke, with most expecting a continued trend towards transparency and some also anticipating more clarity from Fed statements.
TMAC estimates for 1998 OE light truck tire shipments reflect a strong growth market, with industry forecasts expecting to have shipped 6.
Fitch is expecting a modest level of demand growth for North American commodity producers in 2007 as consumption bounces back.
The Company is also expecting the average unit cost of newsprint in 2007 to decrease approximately three percent, as compared to 2006, with newsprint consumption projected to decrease approximately one percent on a comparable-day basis.
The RMA is also expecting 1998 to finish strong in the replacement truck tire market, with forecasted industry shipments to reach nearly 13 million, compared to 12.
Of those CFOs and comptrollers expecting to raise prices in 2006, 59 percent say their company's price increase will be less than 5 percent while 41 say their prices will rise more than 5 percent.