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Given the apparently unpromising situation on the ground, why should Obama get involved?
Experienced defense lawyers, however, well understand that the insanity defense is a very difficult and unpromising choice.
In truth, the results of the Ames Straw Poll are decidedly unpromising for the Rust Belt on Election Day, a mere 15 months away.
It seemed an unpromising subject, but they fell upon it with ardour, and found it strangely fruitful.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
The dogs came slowly to meet Mackenzie as he approached, backs still bristling, countenances unpromising.The Flockmaster of Poison Creek|George W. Ogden
They, too, used colors and applied great art principles to this unpromising mode of expression and accomplished great results.Education: How Old The New|James J. Walsh
On the death of the grandson of the old Lord Byron in 1794, this unpromising youth became the heir-apparent to the barony.Beacon Lights of History, Volume XIII|John Lord
There was a dangerous glint in his grey-green eyes, and his opening sentence was unpromising.The Secret Glory|Arthur Machen