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  1. sanguine

    • IPA[ˈsaŋɡwɪn]

    英式

    • adj.
      optimistic or positive, especially in an apparently bad or difficult situation;(in medieval science and medicine) of or having the constitution associated with the predominance of blood among the bodily humours, supposedly marked by a ruddy complexion and an optimistic disposition.
    • n.
      a blood-red colour.;a deep red-brown crayon or pencil containing iron oxide.
    • 釋義

    形容詞

    名詞

    • 1. a blood-red colour.
    • a deep red-brown crayon or pencil containing iron oxide.
    • a blood-red stain used in blazoning.
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    • IPA[ˈsaNGɡwən]

    美式

    • adj.
      optimistic or positive, especially in an apparently bad or difficult situation: he is sanguine about prospects for the global economy the committee takes a more sanguine view
    • n.
      a blood-red color.

    Oxford American Dictionary