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To make someone more hopeful and optimistic

uplift

verb

to make someone feel happier or more hopeful

hearten

verb

to make someone feel happier and more hopeful

encourage

verb

to give someone confidence or hope

sustain

verb

to give someone strength, energy, or hope

get someone’s hopes up/build someone’s hopes (up)/raise someone’s hopes

to make someone expect something that they want even though you are not certain it will happen

build up

to make someone think that something good is going to happen when in fact it is very unlikely

raise (someone’s) hopes/expectations

to make someone hope or expect that something will be very good or successful

embolden

verb

to give someone more confidence to do something

SOLE

… a teaching method in which groups of children learn independently using a computer linked to the internet

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a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …

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