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promising

adjective

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promising

verb
present participle of promise

Synonyms of promising (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to make a solemn declaration of intent
  • they promised to keep in touch with us after they moved away

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2 to show signs of a favorable or successful outcome
  • given the cast, the new sitcom promises to be an excellent show

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The first known use of promising was in 1594

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“Promising.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/promising. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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