primrose path


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primrose path

n.
1. A way of life of worldly ease or pleasure.
2. A course of action that seems easy and appropriate but can actually end in calamity.

primrose path

n
the primrose path a pleasurable way of life

prim′rose path′


n.
1. a way of life devoted to irresponsible hedonism.
2. any irresponsible course of action.
[1595–1605]

primrose path

A life of pleasure and ease.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.primrose path - a life of ease and pleasure
path, way of life, way - a course of conduct; "the path of virtue"; "we went our separate ways"; "our paths in life led us apart"; "genius usually follows a revolutionary path"
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In 1875 he would publish his first novel, "The Primrose Path," and would continue publishing various novels while working as manager for the theatre.
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Inspirational stories can lead you down the primrose path when you read or hear about a clothing sales rep turned management consultant, a jazz musician who became an electrical engineer, or an accountant who hit the jackpot creating video games.
A woman could be led down the primrose path towards a procedure that's experimental and miss the opportunity to pursue a relatively well-established procedure," said Dr.
And if we as political supporters, campaign donors and voters continue to allow ourselves to be led down a primrose path by people we trust because "that's just politics," what does that really say about us?
He said "we are open, and what President Obama has said is we are open not to being duped, not to being tricked and not to being led down the primrose path, but open to setting up a verifiable, clear process by which everybody - Israel, our friends in the region, we particularly, the international community, our allies, the P5 plus 1 - can all make clear determinations about what Iran is doing in terms of its nuclear program, and that it is going to live up to the highest international standards.
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And so, introduced through his work to Wilde, Conan Doyle and WB Yeats, he was inspired to write such epics as The Primrose Path, the tragic tale of a drunkard's downfall, and The Shoulder of Shasta, a romance set in California.
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Lest any be misled down the primrose path, it is, in fact, extremely difficult to induce any court not to follow precedent.
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