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Likely or certain to be successful

feasible

adjective

possible or likely to succeed

promising

adjective

likely to be successful or very good

up-and-coming

adjective

likely to develop, become successful, or become popular soon

sure-fire

adjective

certain to be successful

likely

adjective

suitable, or almost certain to be successful

rosy

adjective

likely to be successful or happy

sure

adjective

certain to succeed

bright

adjective

likely to be successful

auspicious

adjective

showing signs that suggest that something is likely to be successful

propitious

adjective

with the conditions or qualities needed for a successful result

property porn

a type of television programme, magazine article, etc which shows off desirable homes …

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chimera

a plan or course of action that is not possible to achieve

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a type of design used on the web which excludes features which give a three-dimensional effect … and uses simple styles

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