unpromisingly


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un·prom·is·ing

 (ŭn-prŏm′ĭ-sĭng)
adj.
Not likely to develop in a desirable manner: an unpromising beginning to the relationship.

un·prom′is·ing·ly adv.

unpromisingly

(ʌnˈprɒmɪsɪŋlɪ)
adv
in a manner that is not showing any promise of favourable development or future success
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From the opening scene, unpromisingly of an overall-clad fella sweeping the floor, to the closing crescendo, the cast take you on a rollercoaster ride using nothing more than their high-energy dancing skills and everyday objects which they turn into percussion instruments.
Unpromisingly, it starts with a brief history lesson onscreen in an eye-straining ye olde typeface.
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This piece, which began unpromisingly with what appeared to be ponderous, minimalist repetition, drew out Martynov's professed 21st-century versions of Schubert's "infinite heavenly lengths" into celestial strings of somniferous reverie.
Afterwards, when I ascertain the result, I sometimes find that the bet started well but then went horribly wrong, other times that it began unpromisingly before turning out surprisingly well.
Given that university is such a wonderful experience, it is a shame the process has to start so unpromisingly.
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