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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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In an interview with BBC Radio 4's Westminster Hour, Sir Simon, who now advises businesses on Brexit and foreign policy, said: "The negotiations have only just begun, I don't think they have begun particularly promisingly, frankly, on the British side.
Town started promisingly and were rewarded with an early penalty, which Richard Mahoney converted, but it didn't take long for DMP to respond with McTurk scoring.
A bright new star seems promisingly on the rise for South African cricket, the report added.
What hope now for the Scarlets, whose season has begun so promisingly in the Heineken Cup, when we hear devastating news like this?
GEORDIE boy Michael Chopra will pull on the shirt of his eighth team tomorrow to confront the club where it all started so promisingly.
THIS bleak and uncompromising crime drama starts promisingly but gets lost in the sprawling Swedish underworld.
GOOD POINTS: In a week when the government wants more children learning poetry off by heart, the film opens promisingly with a poem.
After a promisingly funny first haft, this tale of three coke-snorting gal-pals trying not to screw up their friend's nuptials all but drowns in its own catty cynicism, turning as stingy with emotion and insight as it is with real laughs.
Songs tended to start promisingly, then a jarring tempo or style change would see the indie outfit veer off track, more often than not with mixed results.
What starts off promisingly is suffocated by lots of padding on the slopes.
Wanderers started promisingly and nearly took a 20th-minute lead when veteran Gareth Ainsworth hit just over.
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 movie opens somewhat promisingly, with a recently deceased British journalist (Ian McShane from ``Deadwood'') named Joe Strombel cruising the river Styx, making small talk with his fellow passengers.