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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Light-hearted, lively; reddish, the color of blood.

Usage examples (36)
  • Its temperament seems to be sanguine, which is just the opposite of the nervous-combative hooded and spectacled cobra species.
  • I now blog at someone said I seemed "sanguine"
  • Do you think that as a society, we're kind of sanguine now about space travel?
  • I do, however, like the word "sanguine" an awful lot, though when I first encountered it, I thought it couldn't be good. for more
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