Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of promise.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of promise.

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Examples

  • The label promises ultra minimalist and modernist clothing.

    Runway Forecast: Mix of Sun and Sport

  • His Word promises that anything we ask for in His name will be given to us.

    Who Said It Would Be Easy

  • Outrageous Kid Parties, the cable network's next series, will deliver exactly what the title promises: a look inside big-budget, out-of-control kiddie parties.

    Exclusive: TLC Goes Party Crazy

  • The label promises ProBugs will give bad germs "a time-out" and adds: "You can never have too many good bugs."

    Snake Oil in Your Snacks

  • You also read on expecting a big finish, where Smith offers judgments in light of the financial crisis, as his title promises: where Wall Street's going.

    Paper Fortunes : A Half Century of Wall Street

  • The book is difficult to summarize adequately, for although the title promises a linear tour through three hundred years' worth of historical fiction, the chapters actually proceed in snapshot fashion.

    The Historical Novel in Europe, 1650-1950

  • I own a copy of "Dave Chappelle's Block Party" on DVD, and that Gondry flick delivers just what its title promises with some sensational music to boot.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • Why Race Matters does exactly what the title promises -- it removes all illusions about the insignificance of race, and explains what racial differences mean for a multi-racial society.

    Francis L. Holland: Why the "Race" Word is Wrong

  • Not exactly common knowledge, but, he adds, the label promises nothing more than beer that's "bold yet smooth ... easy to drink."

    Beer Blast

  • Violet's unabashed love of blue movies, coupled with her honest acknowledgement of why it's difficult to find the good stuff (see chapter 4, "Why Porn Sucks"), offers women exactly what the title promises: a guide, not a list of skin flicks for chicks.

    Smart Girls Need Smart Porn

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