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rosily

[roh-zuh-lee] /ˈroʊ zə li/
adverb
1.
with a rosy color.
2.
in a rosy manner; brightly, cheerfully, or optimistically.
Origin of rosily
1800-1810
1800-10; rosy + -ly
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  • A minute more and they were in the rosily glowing dining-room, where the white table still offered attractive refreshment.

    Winnie Childs C. N. Williamson
  • The sun that had just risen was shining in rosily through the soft clouds of the sky.

    Three Soldiers John Dos Passos
  • He was rosily awake again by the time the newsboys were crying their evening papers.

  • Cilly's countenance reappeared, rosily flushed with healthy sleep and maiden modesty.

    A Safety Match Ian Hay
  • So rosily it burned now, in here, that its feeding oil seemed the red blood of his heart!

    Pemrose Lorry, Camp Fire Girl Isabel Katherine Hornibrook
  • The prevailing excitement had made bright her eye and flushed her cheeks rosily—too rosily, perhaps.

    The Golden Road Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • His gay companions were rosily chanting that if they caught some one bending it would be of no advantage to him.

    Waiting for Daylight Henry Major Tomlinson
  • A rosily opalescent hue swam high into Della's face as she stepped out of the elevator, and dyed her neck.

    Just Around the Corner Fannie Hurst
  • Marsala is rosily, downily carminative; gin pricks and refreshes while it warms.

    Crome Yellow Aldous Huxley

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