roseately
adverb see roseate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • roseately — See roseate. * * * …   Universalium

  • roseately — ro·se·ate·ly …   English syllables

  • roseately — adverb see roseate …   Useful english dictionary

  • roseate — roseately, adv. /roh zee it, ayt /, adj. 1. tinged with rose; rosy: a roseate dawn. 2. bright or promising: a roseate future. 3. incautiously optimistic: a roseate forecast for holiday sales. [1580 90; < L rose(us) rose colored + ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • roseate — adjective Etymology: Latin roseus rosy, from rosa Date: 1589 1. resembling a rose especially in color 2. overly optimistic ; viewed favorably • roseately adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • roseate — /ˈroʊziət/ (say rohzeeuht) adjective 1. tinged with rose; rosy. 2. bright or promising. 3. optimistic. {Latin roseus rosy + ate1} –roseately, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • roseate — [rō′zē it, rō′zēāt΄] adj. [< L roseus, rosy < rosa,ROSE1 + ATE1] 1. rose colored; rosy 2. bright, cheerful, or optimistic roseately adv …   English World dictionary

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