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hope

verb assume, expect, feel sure, give credence to, have faith in, have no doubt, have no reservations, look forward to, place reliance in, pray for, presume, put confiience in, rely on
Associated concepts: hopelessly insolvent
See also: chance, design, desire, end, expectation, faith, goal, intent, objective, outlook, plan, possibility, prospect, purpose, target, trust, will
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But I still hoped against hope as I pulled on my tights - yet stashed my sunglasses in my handbag - they'd got it wrong.
For nine days they hoped against hope that the missing pensioner, who suffered from Alzheimer's, would be found safe.
We had hoped against hope that James would be able to stay with us, and he did tell us that if no Premiership club came in for him he would like to carry on playing here, but we have known for a while that Northampton were interested," said Cov's chief executive Ian Carvell.