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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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The Diachroniki gallery in Nicosia will open the solo exhibition A Glimmer of Hope by Syrian artist Alex Khattab tomorrow.
IT was all over at 3-0 but at 3-1 down Rangers have a glimmer of hope.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Chosen for Turning A Glimmer of Hope into Effective Global Action
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.
Bellamy said: "That was two poor sides trying to contest this game and neither of us have got a glimmer of hope of qualifying.
In the worst of human and natural disasters there is a glimmer of hope.