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silver lining

noun as in bright side of situation

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The silver lining is that our existing vaccines and antibody therapies are still likely to be effective against the new strain.

Now, a silver lining — perhaps that’s a bit flip — but smaller cohort size would mean smaller class sizes in school, less competition for limited college slots, so those individuals might benefit in that way.

If there’s a silver lining to this claim that antifa was somehow involved in the mob’s actions, it’s that it is at least rooted in something resembling evidence.

The silver lining to the many horrific details we learned about how San Diego police were wielding an outdated, unconstitutional law to punish San Diegans’ speech is that the law has been wiped from the books.

As Carlson wrote in March, when the economy takes a beating there can be some silver linings.

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These are dark times for network TV, but experiments like Galavant are the silver lining.

The Air Force official noted that there is a silver lining that comes with the news that ISIS is become more difficult to target.

One silver lining for Obama may be on the issue of a new congressional authorization for war against ISIS.

But even if they fail at that, beating this quintet would make for a huge silver lining.

The only silver lining was a slight uptick in the number of churches.

Naturally disposed to see the silver lining of every cloud, he was unable to detect it now.

The silver lining of the Democratic cloud had not greatly disturbed Morton Bassett.

The silver lining was in softly glowing evidence, but he could not persuade himself that it was for him.

How true it is, as one of our English poets has remarked, that it is always darkest before the silver lining!

There was still half an hour to wait for lunch, but that cloud had now its proverbial silver lining.


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to silver lining, such as: bright side, blue-sky, break in the clouds, comforting prospect, good side, and hopeful prospect.

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