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Word: optimist

Definition: person who looks on the bright side; N. optimism


Sentences Containing 'optimist'

A book about Kalman and M's work, "Tibor Kalman: Perverse Optimist", was published by Princeton Architectural Press in 1999.
A song about various topics as viewed from an eternal optimist, who is not aware of the real situations.
An optimist and idealist, he joined to a fervent belief in liberty an equal enthusiasm for German unity and the idea of the German state.
Delwayne Ivey, the Bethany youth minister who was named associate pastor after O'Brien's illness, called his mentor "an eternal optimist. . . .
Despite all the foul weather facing the ABA, Mennenga who was said to be an eternal optimist, hung on.
It is popular among youth sailors graduating from the Optimist sailing dinghy, and many 4.7 sailors graduate to the Laser Radial as they progress their sailing abilities.
Popular columns that Goss wrote for the "Cincinnati Commercial Tribune" as "The Optimist" were published as a book of the same name in 1897, and his writing career grew from there.
Skinless is known for its consistently intense performances, as well as for its lyrical mix of end-of-the-world cynicism and comedy, which at times satirizes well known death metal lyrics from bands such as Carcass and Cannibal Corpse, and death metal in general. These lyrical themes are demonstrated in songs such as "The Optimist", about a crumbling human society, and "Tug of War Intestines", which depicts children playing schoolyard games with a surgery patient's internal organs.
The Mirror and Optimist sailboats are examples of this form.

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