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- adv. in an optimistic manner
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In accordance with optimism, or the view that everything is ordered for the best; in a hopeful or sanguine manner; hopefully.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. with optimism; in an optimistic manner
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Again optimistically, there might be 2.5 million replacement workers in this pool.
However, recently I drove past the far from completed Tarouba Stadium (my favourite acreage on planet earth!) and if I were Brian, I would be "blasted vex" knowing that my name was still mixed up with all sorts of negatives and unflattering accusations - with lots more time for new scandals to crop up before completion date (using the term optimistically).
‘But let me dip again and bring up in my spoon another of these minute objects which we call optimistically,
And that means more teens will, as the organization's name optimistically says, be alive at
Close added that it is highly unlikely the first year of the grant fund will be fully spent, and that "optimistically" only around 4,300 will be sold before the scheme is reviewed next year.
Q Christopher seemed to be talking kind of optimistically about a cease-fire coming fairly imminently this morning.
Industry officials have said speedometers are set "optimistically" to give drivers an inflated sense of speed (and help them avoid tickets).
These securities were rated "optimistically" by ratings agencies, allowing investors to obtain credit default swaps (insurance by a different name) against default.
- 'It won't be long,' he says, and club thinks 'optimistically' about outcome.stltoday. com 13 days ago - Cardinals skipper says team should feel negativity about what happened in Game 3.
The chief executive sounds untroubled, arguing optimistically that "in the cultural area there could be benefits" in being the small player, although "in the commercial area we need to understand more fully how things will pan out in terms of ad sales consolidation, or how data is managed".