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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PROMISES

Her consolations were not less sweet—her promises not less sure.

The day promises to be splendid, but mists as yet hang over the scene.

But He promises grace and every blessing to all who keep them.

It is abominable, and it frees us from the promises we made.

But, heretofore, his promises had been of a strictly business nature.

Laura promises to come over to our house in the evenin', and so we break up.

Have we never distrusted the providence of God or his promises?

Lovelace promises compliance, in every article, with her pleasure.

I know not what to say of Lovelace; nor what to think of his promises, nor of his proposals to you.

I have a letter from Mr. Lovelace, full of transports, vows, and promises.