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Associations of "Optimistically" (30 Words)
|anticipate||Regard something as probable or likely.|
She anticipated scorn on her return to the theatre.
|anticipation||The act of predicting (as by reasoning about the future.|
Each of them had their own anticipations.
|anticipatory||(of a breach of contract) taking the form of an announcement or indication that a contract will not be honoured.|
An anticipatory flash of excitement.
|assume||Make a pretence of.|
Militant activity had assumed epidemic proportions.
|assumption||Arrogance or presumption.|
Your assumption that I would agree was unwarranted.
|astrologer||Someone who predicts the future by the positions of the planets and sun and Moon.|
He was advised by astrologers to delay his departure.
|conjecture||To believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds.|
Conjectures about the newcomer were many and varied.
|envisage||Contemplate or conceive of as a possibility or a desirable future event.|
The Rome Treaty envisaged free movement across frontiers.
|expect||Consider obligatory request and expect.|
We expect employers to pay a reasonable salary.
|expectancy||The state of thinking or hoping that something, especially something good, will happen.|
An indicator of expectancy in development.
|forecast||Judge to be probable.|
Coal consumption in Europe is forecast to increase.
|forecasting||A statement made about the future.|
|foresee||Be aware of beforehand; predict.|
We did not foresee any difficulties.
|guess||Put forward of a guess in spite of possible refutation.|
My guess is that within a year we will have a referendum.
|guesswork||An estimate based on little or no information.|
Answering this question will involve you in a certain amount of guesswork.
|hope||A specific instance of feeling hopeful.|
In spite of his troubles he never gave up hope.
|hopeful||Full or promise.|
Two executive hopefuls joined the firm.
|infer||Deduce or conclude (something) from evidence and reasoning rather than from explicit statements.|
From these facts we can infer that crime has been increasing.
Experts could not positively identify the voices.
|preconception||A partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation.|
He did not even try to confirm his preconceptions.
|predict||Make a prediction about tell in advance.|
It is too early to predict a result.
|presume||Be arrogant or impertinent enough to do something.|
Two of the journalists went missing and are presumed dead.
|presuppose||Require as a necessary antecedent or precondition.|
Their original prediction presupposed a universe only three billion years old.
|realistically||In a realistic manner.|
This film realistically simulates the effects that a nuclear war could have.
|speculate||Form a theory or conjecture about a subject without firm evidence.|
My colleagues speculate about my private life.
|speculation||A message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence.|
He was a millionaire from speculations on the stock market.
|suppose||Take for granted or as a given suppose beforehand.|
The theory supposes a predisposition to interpret utterances.
|supposition||A belief held without proof or certain knowledge; an assumption or hypothesis.|
They were working on the supposition that his death was murder.
|surmise||Infer from incomplete evidence.|
All these observations remain surmise.
|think||An instance of deliberate thinking.|
I can t think what her last name was.