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showing great promise

inspiring confidence or hope

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showing possibility of achievement or excellence

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What starts off promisingly is suffocated by lots of padding on the slopes.
The play begins promisingly with rich monologues exploring the pair's feelings as their naive hopes and beliefs are shattered against the cruel realities of their flawed society.
Promisingly, advances in understanding cancer biology, human genetics, disease pathogenesis and molecular pharmacology hold great potential for the discovery of new approaches to treat cancers.
The lightly-raced three-year-old broke his maiden at Redcar and he ran promisingly in his first handicap at Newbury when beaten only a length in fourth and then landed a lesser race at Nottingham.
The album begins and ends promisingly, with the snotty pop-punk reminiscence "Doll" and the lighters-in-the-air anthem "Mirrorball Prophecy," but the remaining originals never quite ignite.
The day started promisingly then gradually got worse.
The conclusion of the exhibition is titled, promisingly, "The Angel of History: Melancholy and Modern Times," but the didactic texts for the show are vague on the subject, and the art struggles to rise to the implication of melancholy as a force of historical proportions.
Hadot begins promisingly by examining how early Christian apologists were able to understand Christianity as the philosophy "because it was a style of life and a mode of being, just as ancient philosophy was" (though here again the centrality of the search for truth ought to be asserted).
Closing the festival, Francois Ozon's French megahit 8 femmes begins promisingly with its eye-popping approximation of 1950s Technicolor extravaganzas.
RINGER'S EARLY CAREER STARTED PROMISINGLY WHEN Jerome Robbins cast her in several of his ballets, including Interplay and The Concert.
The final poem in Multitudes signals that the collection is not just a gallery of Weaver's "best poems," but rather the narration of the poet's journey from a relative conservatism of utterance to a promisingly oral-rooted openness.
Events had moved so quickly and promisingly in Korea because of Kim's work that in February there was actually talk of a peace treaty to formally end decades of hostility, discussions about including North Korea in the South's electric power grid, and planning for a summer summit meeting in Seoul.
In response, Warwickshire's started promisingly, openers Ed Pollock and Dom Sibley hitting 70 off the first 10 overs.
The dirt main event (10.36) shapes up more promisingly with Breeders' Cup Classic hero Accelerate on duty, although he will not have things all his own way with City Light, Gunnevera and Audible among the opposition.
INTIMATION (Sir Michael Stoute) INTIMATION ran promisingly when third in the Group Three contest at Gowran Park.