blighted hope

blighted hope
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  • Hope UK — is a national Christian charity located at 25(f) Copperfield Street, London, England which is dedicated to educating children and young people about the perils of drug and alcohol abuse.It began as the Band of Hope in 1847 in Leeds, to teach and… …   Wikipedia

  • dashed hope — Synonyms and related words: bafflement, balk, betrayed hope, blasted expectation, blighted hope, blow, buffet, comedown, cruel disappointment, dash, dashed hopes, defeat, disappointment, discomfiture, disillusionment, dissatisfaction, failure,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Disappointment — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Failure of expectation. < N PARAG:Disappointment >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 disappointment disappointment Sgm: N 1 blighted hope blighted hope balk Sgm: N 1 blow blow Sgm: N 1 slip twixt cup and lip slip twixt cup and lip… …   English dictionary for students

  • disappointment — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Failure to fulfill expectations Nouns 1. disappointment, sad or bitter disappointment, chagrin, frustration, letdown, comedown; blighted hope, balk, blow, bitter pill, cold comfort; slip twixt cup and… …   English dictionary for students

  • bafflement — Synonyms and related words: baffle, balk, balking, betrayed hope, bewilderment, blasted expectation, blighted hope, blow, bother, buffet, check, checkmate, comedown, confounding, confoundment, confusion, cruel disappointment, dash, dashed hope,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • balk — Synonyms and related words: baffle, bafflement, balk at, balking, be unwilling, beam, beat, begrudge, betrayed hope, bevue, bilk, blast, blasted expectation, blighted hope, blow, boggle, brave, buffet, cast down, challenge, check, checkmate,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • blow — Synonyms and related words: Barnumize, Lucullan feast, accident, accomplished fact, accomplishment, ache, achievement, aching, act, acta, action, adventure, amplify, anthesis, astonishment, bafflement, bagpipe, balk, bang, banquet, bash,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • buffet — Synonyms and related words: abuse, agonize, ambo, antagonize, automat, bafflement, balk, bang, bar, bash, baste, bastinado, batter, battle, beanery, beat, beat against, beat up against, belabor, belt, bench, betrayed hope, birch, bistro, blasted… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • comedown — Synonyms and related words: abasement, anticlimax, backset, bafflement, balk, bathos, belittling, betrayed hope, blasted expectation, blighted hope, blow, breakdown, buffet, cascade, cataract, check, chute, collapse, contempt, crash, cropper,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • dash — Synonyms and related words: Le Mans, abruptly, aggressiveness, air race, animation, ardor, asperge, automobile race, baffle, bafflement, balk, band, bang, bar, bash, bat, be poised, beat, beat down, beating, bedew, belt, bespatter, besprinkle,… …   Moby Thesaurus