rose-tinted


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rose-tinted

adj
1. Also: rose-coloured excessively optimistic
2. see through rose-tinted glasses see through rose-tinted spectacles See rose-coloured3
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.rose-tinted - of a color tinged with rose
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
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She imagined a future, rose-tinted, because of its distance from all that she previously had experienced.
There Passepartout beheld beautiful fir and cedar groves, sacred gates of a singular architecture, bridges half hid in the midst of bamboos and reeds, temples shaded by immense cedar-trees, holy retreats where were sheltered Buddhist priests and sectaries of Confucius, and interminable streets, where a perfect harvest of rose-tinted and red-cheeked children, who looked as if they had been cut out of Japanese screens, and who were playing in the midst of short-legged poodles and yellowish cats, might have been gathered.
While Barry gulped twenty-five cent tea from a large and heavy mug, Mercedes sipped three-dollar tea from a tiny cup of Belleek, rose-tinted, fragile as all egg-shell.
Just as the sun was setting upon that melancholy night I saw the lonely figure of the Indian upon the vast plain beneath me, and I watched him, our one faint hope of salvation, until he disappeared in the rising mists of evening which lay, rose-tinted from the setting sun, between the far-off river and me.
But now she's had enough, and she's putting on her rose-tinted glasses in the hope that it will chase the clouds away - even if it's only for an hour or so.
Comedy Angela Barnes: Rose-Tinted Feb 21 - June 28 When Angela Barnes found herself invited on topical TV and radio comedy shows, she had to feast on current affairs - and before long was "bored of Brexit, tired of Trump and knackered by North Korea".
Summary: Washington (USA) Dec 15 (ANI): It's widely assumed that people have rose-tinted glasses on when they consider their own personality, according to a recent study, that's not entirely true.
Amandla Stenberg as Starr Carter The Hate U Give doesn't project Starr's journey of empowerment through a rose-tinted lens.
This may not be all down to the EU but I suggest Mr Mackay removes his rose-tinted glasses in terms of life in the 60s and 70s.
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They say fashion goes around in circles but that is literally the case with these buys 1 chain gang Jazz up a plain jumper with this pink and gold necklace, PS10, Accessorize 2 precious metal Go for gold with these striking earrings, PS7.50, F&F at Tesco 3 straw poll Basket bags are big news this summer, PS49.99, Mango 4 disc'll do nicely Up your wrist action with this bright wooden bracelet, PS15, White Stuff 5 This spacious bag is ideal for shopping trips, PS25, Very.co.uk 6 have a look round Life should look better through these rose-tinted sunnies, PS3, Primark 7 walk this way These silver ankle-strap shoes look heel-y good, PS50, Lost Ink at Littlewoods.com 8 can you sandal it?
Well said N Searby who remembers what it was really like before we joined the EU rather than some rose-tinted 'good old days' fantasy.