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1‘her rosy cheeks’
pink, pinkish, rose-pink, rose-coloured, roseate, red, reddish, rose-red
glowing, healthy-looking, fresh, radiant, blooming
ruddy, high-coloured, rubicund, florid
rare erubescent, rubescent
pale, pallid, sallow
2‘Ian's future looks rosy’
promising, full of promise, optimistic, auspicious, hopeful, full of hope, encouraging, favourable, bright, sunny, golden, cheerful, happy
bleak, dismal, depressing
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