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rose-tinted

adjective
1.
Also rose-coloured. excessively optimistic
2.
see through rose-tinted glasses, see through rose-tinted spectacles, see through rose-coloured glasses, see through rose-coloured spectacles, See rose-coloured (sense 3)
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  • In a short time your complexion will be beautifully white and rose-tinted.

  • These rose-tinted dawns too often foreshadow the storm-cloud.

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  • The Herbemont, a rose-tinted wine is very like Spanish Manganilla.

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    M. E. W. Sherwood
  • Young males in the fall resemble the female, but have a rose-tinted breast.

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  • Her cheeks were rose-tinted, her eyes had grown strangely bright.

    Brooke's Daughter Adeline Sergeant
  • In fact, they seemed to match the soft, rose-tinted India silk which she wore.

    The Debtor Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • The rose-tinted machine on his left did a couple of impulsive pirouettes on the way and twittered a greeting to Meg and Roger.

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  • A true connoisseur in pearls in this country rejoices in the rose-tinted specimens of the gem.

    The Pearl of India Maturin M. Ballou
  • They were white just now as we looked at them; notice the color of the inside of their wings, which are of a rose-tinted pink.

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