cheering

I
(Roget's IV) modif.
Syn. heartening, promising, bright; see hopeful 2 .
II
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective Inspiring confidence or hope: encouraging, heartening, hopeful, likely, promising. See HELP.

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  • cheering — I noun encouragement in the form of cheers from spectators (Freq. 4) it s all over but the shouting • Syn: ↑shouting • Derivationally related forms: ↑cheer • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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