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glimmer of hope

A minute indication that something may improve, succeed, or turn out for the best in the end. Fans clung to a glimmer of hope that their team might score a last-minute touchdown to tie the game. Although peace talks have broken down between the two warring countries, there remains a glimmer of hope that a truce of some kind can still be salvaged.
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Aramis raised his head gently, and a glimmer of hope might be seen once more to animate his eyes.
While the talk of a ceasefire is still very tentative, it is the first positive sign to emerge from Syria in months that some relief may be on the way and there is at least a glimmer of hope that humanitarian relief can be delivered to Aleppo.
Although substitute Rikki Hume gave Amble a glimmer of hope when he drilled in with his first touch, it was quickly extinguished as Roberts was left free to drive home.
com in the West Midlands, said: "These figures provide a glimmer of hope in what has been a dark year for the UK labour market.
rue21 will also make a donation to A Glimmer of Hope, a Pittsburgh based non-profit organization currently funding the largest pre-menopausal breast cancer research study in the country.
The interview seemed to go well and we all had a glimmer of hope for the future.
Writer Angelica, 41, came up with the idea to raise cash and awareness for their charity, A Glimmer Of Hope.
1 per cent came just before Barack Obama, the US president, said on Tuesday that he saw a glimmer of hope for the economy but warned that the recession was not yet over.
A global crisis such as the tsunami disaster in South-East Asia always contains within it a glimmer of hope, the primate, Archbishop Andrew Hutchison, told a New Year's Day congregation at Christ Church Cathedral in Ottawa.
Today, A Glimmer of Hope, the social-profit foundation started by Berber, announced it has helped more than one million Ethiopians receive clean water, education, famine relief and health care in less than three years.
Saturday, he pitched five innings, giving up just one hit and an unearned run, providing a glimmer of hope for a club that could use a bona-fide ace in October.
But there was a glimmer of hope for the distraught family when Iraq's justice minister pledged to release one of the two Iraqi women in custody - a partial concession to the kidnappers' demands.
It remains unclear whether the experience with NOAA-8 warrants a glimmer of hope that Mars Observer might eventually resume useful communication with Earth.
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Bellamy said: "That was two poor sides trying to contest this game and neither of us have got a glimmer of hope of qualifying.