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synonyms for hopefuls

  • applicant
  • candidate
  • contestant
  • competitor
  • hopeful
  • postulant
  • striver
  • wannabe
  • applicant
  • appointee
  • aspirant
  • contender
  • contestant
  • entrant
  • hopeful
  • runner
  • seeker
  • office seeker
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How to use hopefuls in a sentence

As likely as not a pair of blue jays has elected to rear a brood of young hopefuls in the chimney or in a hole in the roof.
A BIRD CALENDAR FOR NORTHERN INDIADOUGLAS DEWAR
I was interested to see his manner of intimating to his young hopefuls that they had reached their majority.
A BIRD-LOVER IN THE WESTOLIVE THORNE MILLER
The scent of that was always in the air, and Mrs. Peyser and her three hopefuls sniffed it night and day.
GHETTO TRAGEDIESISRAEL ZANGWILL
Scarcely had the young Hopefuls departed with their mother than the post came in, and a foreign letter arrived for Mr. Lennox.
THE WEIRD OF THE WENTWORTHS, VOL. 2JOHANNES SCOTUS
Even discussions with parents about their young hopefuls was anything but irksome to his buoyant nature.
QUEEDHENRY SYDNOR HARRISON
The young hopefuls utter unceasingly a loud cry resembling that of some creature in distress.
BIRDS OF THE PLAINSDOUGLAS DEWAR
One pair, however, has this year successfully reared up two young hopefuls in a nest on this somewhat precarious site.
BIRDS OF THE PLAINSDOUGLAS DEWAR
Among the waiting-room hopefuls Merton had come to know by sight the Montague family.
MERTON OF THE MOVIESHARRY LEON WILSON
In the meanwhile here is a little parlour, which is a joint-stock affair between some of us young hopefuls for the time being.
ROUGHING IT IN THE BUSHSUSANNA MOODIE
Now he was certain only that this crew of naive hopefuls should not venture into the Mahela alone.
DOUBLE CHALLENGEJAMES ARTHUR KJELGAARD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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