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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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His pervading and continual hope -- a hallucination, which, in the face of all discouragement, and making light of impossibilities, haunts him while he lives, and, I fancy, like the convulsive throes of the cholera, torments him for a brief space after death -- is, that finally, and in no long time, by some happy coincidence of circumstances, he shall be restored to office.
An opening, in the trees now cheered him with the hopes that the church bridge was at hand.
Millenia Hope has also undertaken toxicity tests on O2-IV, which have confirmed that the technology is non-toxic.
And she hopes her portrait on the wall will help show other women that their life after cancer can be just as joyous.
The governor was referring to a 1994 audit of Hope In Youth by the private, nonprofit Evaluation and Training Institute that found the program was unable to document any progress toward its stated goals.
The year has only begun, as more Hopes are realized and Luxury prevails, what an incredible time lies before us
The ark was even the center of attention in a religious "Ceremony of Hope," celebrated on the Lord's Day at Emmanuel Lutheran Church.
But Jesus tells John's disciples to look not at Jesus himself but at those things that happen around him--the healing and hope that surround Jesus.
The MBC Day of Hope, traditionally celebrated by the staff of the leading media group, this year included each MBC member receiving a seed, as a powerful symbol of hope, to plant, to nurture and to grow.
I hope he will build lots of bridges and keep them all open - no tolls,'' said Bishop Gerald Wilkerson of the San Fernando Pastoral Region, which oversees a million Catholics in the San Fernando, Santa Clarita and Antelope valleys.
Most lay people consider hope to be an affective phenomenon--an emotion experienced when all practical ways of achieving a desired end have been exhausted.
Only God has the power to ground our hopes for the future.