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rosily

[roh-zuh-lee] /ˈroʊ zə li/
adverb
1.
with a rosy color.
2.
in a rosy manner; brightly, cheerfully, or optimistically.
Origin of rosily
1800-1810
First recorded in 1800-10; rosy + -ly
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  • Louise, rosily alive, and quivering with eagerness, was waiting for her comments.

    Regiment of Women Clemence Dane
  • The sun that had just risen was shining in rosily through the soft clouds of the sky.

    Three Soldiers John Dos Passos
  • Marsala is rosily, downily carminative; gin pricks and refreshes while it warms.

    Crome Yellow Aldous Huxley
  • He was rosily awake again by the time the newsboys were crying their evening papers.

  • I have known likings to be colored as rosily as love, and seen what called itself love as cold as the chilliest liking.

  • The idea of using precautions with or attempting to deceive this rosily rotund 'character' seemed far-fetched and absurd.

    The Record of Nicholas Freydon

    A. J. (Alec John) Dawson
  • Cilly's countenance reappeared, rosily flushed with healthy sleep and maiden modesty.

    A Safety Match

    Ian Hay
  • A minute more and they were in the rosily glowing dining-room, where the white table still offered attractive refreshment.

    Winnie Childs C. N. Williamson
  • The prevailing excitement had made bright her eye and flushed her cheeks rosily—too rosily, perhaps.

    The Golden Road Lucy Maud Montgomery

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