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Word: roseate

Definition: rosy; optimistic; Ex. roseate views


Sentences Containing 'roseate'

Birdwatch Ireland have established a colony of Roseate Terns on Maiden Rock just north of the Island.
He was also the damsire of Opera House, Kayf Tara, Roseate Tern, In the Groove and Classic Cliche.
More than 200 species of birds (including 22 species of seabirds and 32 species of shorebirds) visit, nest or roost on the islands and reefs, including the white-bellied sea eagle and roseate tern.
Other seabirds recorded as having bred on the islands include Wedge-tailed Shearwaters, Pied Cormorants, Roseate, Lesser Crested and Caspian Terns, and Silver Gulls.
The novel gives a strongly outlined picture of the harder and less genial aspects of Scottish life and character, and was regarded as a useful corrective to the more roseate presentations of the kailyard school of J. M. Barrie and Ian Maclaren.

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