One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the Scottish team made an encouraging start’
promising, hopeful, auspicious, propitious, favourable, bright, rosy, cheerful, full of promise
heartening, reassuring, stimulating, inspiring, uplifting, cheering, comforting, welcome, pleasing, gratifying
2‘my parents were very encouraging’
supportive, reassuring, affirmative, sympathetic, sensitive, understanding, helpful
positive, responsive, enthusiastic, appreciative
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