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  • As encore to "An Old Sweetheart of Mine," she gave a peculiarly optimistic poem regarding the value of smiles.
  • Miss Sherwin’s optimistic presence gave Carol more confidence.
  • Her fingers fluttered; her sympathy came out in spurts; she sat on the edge of a chair in eagerness to be near her auditor, to send her enthusiasms and optimism across.
  • They said she was "so optimistic."
  • They were carrying grapes, and women’s-magazines, magazines with high-colored pictures and optimistic fiction.

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  • I’m optimistic that I’ll get into a good college.
  • She keeps telling me her chances of dying in a car accident are 1 in 112, but I keep telling her that’s too optimistic if she drinks while intoxicated.

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