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A product that could theoretically be reused is just a promise — one that is usually unfulfilled.

George’s biography breezes through Glenn’s busy, ever-changing career with promises to examine his life in an inspirational way, seeing him as a memorial to a more honest time before the Watergate era of national cynicism.

The promise of antigen tests emerged like a miracle this summer.

They’ve had at least some success with about 80 percent of their patients, and early clinical studies have shown promise.

The promise that some of these people make about “defunding” the police is a false promise.

In a neat line, his agent, beginning a bidding war, promised: “Michiko Kakutani will flip for this.”

The charismatic bearded revolucionario dressed in a dark olive uniform promised to restore order and hold elections.

Today, the hackers calling themselves Guardians of Peace promised further attacks against Sony Pictures Entertainment.

Charter schools, rejecting the tenet of promotion through seniority, promised to do better.

“We have already promised a Christmas gift to you,” the message read.

Danger threatened from two of them: Mr Bellamy had not afforded the support which he had promised.

I turned away from the bank and raced up a long slope to a saw-backed ridge that promised largely of unobstructed view.

"I won't speak while you're remembering," Rosemary promised, leaning her head confidingly against his shoulder.

All happened as the young girl had promised, and in a few moments they were in the open air and in freedom.

He had taken an immediate fancy to Isabel and promised to show her the lower rooms as soon as she tired of dancing.


On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to promised, such as: agreed, guaranteed, affirmed, null, assured, and consented.

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