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We resumed negotiations but we’re not very hopeful.
In spite of our differences, we remain hopeful that a solution can be found.
The board is quite hopeful of securing further investment.
We really wanted tickets for tomorrow night but it’s not looking very hopeful.
His quick recovery from the treatment was a hopeful development.
She gave us a bright-eyed, hopeful look.