a transient gleam of hope
- His words resurrected a gleam of hope of mine.
- I will not give up even if there is only a gleam of hope.
- I will not give up even if there were only a gleam of hope.
- She mocked and laughed at him and gave not the slightest gleam of hope.
- When he saw us a damp gleam of hope sprang into his light blue eyes.