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A person views the situation optimistically or hopefully. For example, Betty was not upset by the last-minute change, since it gave her extra time—she always sees the glass as half full. The opposite—that is, the pessimistic view—is put as the glass is half empty. Also see bright side.
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To put it rather uncharitably, the USPHS practiced a major dental experiment on a city full of unconsenting subjects.
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As long as may be necessary, Sam,” replied Mr. Pickwick, “you have my full permission to remain.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens
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