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adverb as in expectantly

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Then again, its limited partners have had reason to feel optimistic about its portfolio.

As long as the team could practice twice — even if those sessions were on the same day, with one in the morning and another in the afternoon — Locksley was optimistic the Terps could play.

What it shows should make us optimistic that schools are not sources of superspreading.

Be optimisticIf you surround yourself with people who are optimistic, then you’ve got a really good team.

Whenever we go through personal challenges — and I think challenges as a nation — I think we have to hold on to what makes us optimistic.

In January, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf addressed the country optimistically.

You listen to song after song—attentively, open-mindedly, optimistically.

Bringing back Urban and Lopez and hiring Connick, at least optimistically, hints that the show is refocusing on those contestants.

"After the Cold War, we optimistically assumed we'd be collecting a dividend of peace," Gen. Iwasaki said.

So I have what could most optimistically be called a love/hate relationship with Christmas carols and songs.

Mr. Traill went up to the lodge for the keys, saying, optimistically, that a sexton might unwittingly have locked Bobby in.

O—— had been the town at which, a little more than a month ago, we had arrived so eagerly, so optimistically.

Hold them where they are, and well win it yet, declared Jack optimistically.

Oh, I dont judge there will really be any trouble, said Rodney optimistically.

"But we'll get more," observed Ruth, optimistically, who had never been a girl of deep friendships.


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to optimistically, such as: favorably, hopefully, and encouragingly.

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