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Lucas said that he himself nonetheless hopes to become a cop.

Michigan hopes that his lack of a statement is a sign of possibility.

Hollywood sure hopes so, because the idea that disgruntled insiders could do this is terrifying to Tinsel Town.

But, those hopes were to be dashed about five weeks into my college career.

He hopes to attend Columbia Medical School and specialize in Oncology.

The hopes of a man that is void of understanding are vain and deceitful: and dreams lift up fools.

Then, if you gentlemen are successful here, and capture Fulton and Jefferson City, our brightest hopes will be fulfilled.

Now that Lawrence was out of the army, he was in hopes that he would stay out, and he showed his disappointment in his face.

Before he faced Lettice, he must forget a moment—forget his fears, his hopes, his ceaseless torment of belief and doubt.

One day the hopes of all were aroused by a distant roar in the mountains, only to be dashed by finding it to be thunder.


On this page you'll find 100 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hopes, such as: prospect, desire, confidence, anticipation, belief, and faith.

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