hopeful

[ hohp-fuhl ]SEE DEFINITION OF hopeful

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HOPEFUL

We are bound to be hopeful, nor wrong our great-hearted father.

One of whom she had been hopeful, had disappeared—it was supposed with another man's wife.

She leaned over and kissed her father in a hopeful, pretty way.

Here the Union men were hopeful, but the news from the East was bad.

When that is removed, I am hopeful that we can take him without bloodshed.

He did not quite know how he was going to manage it, but he was hopeful still.

"I ain't as hopeful as I was a week ago," he admitted mildly.

Tip had turned his liberty to hopeful account by becoming a billiard-marker.

But the groans of the dying men were mingled still with hopeful cries.

The people are aroused and are united; some are hopeless, some hopeful.

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