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Greece has high hopes that the giant tomb now being excavated at Amphipolis contains one of these ancient Macedonian leaders.

Thompson may be no worse than Hynes, but his first year has been frustrating for advocates who once had high hopes for his tenure.

UN Women has high hopes for Watson—to the point where they want to make her their next celebrity human-rights powerhouse.

Bierman, for one, has high hopes that ganjapreneurs in Florida and elsewhere will help show Americans the value of this industry.

At least initially, neither of the primary defendants had terribly high hopes for their budding operation.

Such fathers and mothers have high hopes that from their home will go forth noble men and women—yes, even heroes.

Mrs. Kennedy's face showed more than ordinary distress—Mrs. Kennedy had had high hopes of this prize paper.

Still, I wasn't indulgin' in any extra high hopes, and neither was dad.

I have no idea if this will end up with hundreds, dozens or just a few copies going out -- but I have high hopes!

The strain and tension of the day gave way, and the high hopes of the night before went out as at the snuffing of a candle.


On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to high hopes, such as: apprehension, hope, joy, prospect, contemplation, and expectancy.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.