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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Hopeful \Hope"ful\, adjective

1. Full of hope, or agreeable expectation; inclined to hope; expectant.

Men of their own natural inclination hopeful and strongly conceited. --Hooker.

2. Having qualities which excite hope; affording promise of good or of success; as, a hopeful youth; a hopeful prospect. "Hopeful scholars." --Addison. -- {Hope"ful*ly}, adverb -- {Hope"ful*ness}, noun

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Hopefully \Hope"ful*ly\, adverb

1. In a hopeful manner. [PJC]

2. I hope; if all goes well; as, hopefully, the dress will be ready before the party.

Note: Some prescriptivists object to this usage as being ungrammatical, but it is very common and well understood. It is usually used to begin a sentence describing a desired future event. [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

hopefully

adverb

1: with hope; in a hopeful manner; "we searched hopefully for a good position" [ant: {hopelessly}]

2: it is hoped; "hopefully the weather will be fine on Sunday"


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In the interest of FULL DISCLOSURE, there is a particularly interesting partial SCREENSHOT of the home page here.

I used Abduction! for Firefox or Webpage Screenshot for Chrome to get this series of SCREENSHOTS. Both have page size limits which I have exceeded. If you find such utilities without these limits, please let me know so I can pass it on.

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This is a Thumbnail of the particularly interesting partial SCREENSHOT above. The really fine print is not legible, but if it's slightly oversized, it can be read in the thumbnail. Generally, in the thumbnail, you can't read the fine print. In the fine print I say that I'm using all of these copyrighted and trademarked seals and logos and images without the permission of the intellectual property owners. I am stating that these parties are not endorsing my website and that I am not related to them in any capacity. I state that my ideas and suggestions might affect them or might be related to their industries or areas of interests and that I am addressing these parties and institutions.

I allow commentary on the home page and variants of "Cool." I may not stay with DISQUS but right now it suits me - at least in these places.

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