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  • adj. of a color tinged with rose


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  • Clearly, you left your rose-tinted specks at home.

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  • Former presidents, like ex-girlfriends and ex-boyfriends, tend to benefit from the rose-tinted glasses of our collective memory.

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  • Where did the world's top business leaders get their supply of rose-tinted spectacles?


  • They caught their first glimpse of Mt. Shasta, a rose-tinted snow-peak rising, a sunset dream, between and beyond green interlacing walls of canyon -- a landmark destined to be with them for many days.


  • She filled her day with music-box tunes and actually wore rose-tinted glasses because she hated “the dull colors, the way things faded, the annoying dark clouds that poked their bruised faces in our way.”


  • She turned to gaze at her rose-tinted glasses, sitting atop her bedside table.


  • You tend to look at your school days through rose-tinted spectacles.

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  • By the way, though I am a teacher here, I do not "hate" the US, so you have no right to pin that worn-out label on me, but neither do I see Mexico through rose-tinted glasses.

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  • After three successive Six Nations wins, they are two tantalising steps away from the heavenly rose-tinted vision of a first grand slam since 2003, although there is more chance of Martin Johnson rowing in the Boat Race than him publicly reflecting on that possibility.

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  • When writers are more interested in how many shades of grey they can come up with than in black and white, you inevitably end up with a somewhat less rose-tinted vision of human possibilities.

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