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promising

prom·is·ing

promising

 
pronunciation:
pra mih sIng
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part of speech: adjective
definition: showing potential for favorable or successful development.
synonyms:
auspicious, bright, favorable, hopeful, propitious
antonyms:
bleak, inauspicious, ominous, unfavorable
similar words:
best, competitive, likely, optimistic, possible, probable, reassuring, rosy
derivation: promisingly (adv.)