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sanguine
used in Catch-22

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Definition
confidently optimistic and cheerful
  • The plan was not feasible, for making a ninety-degree turn would have been impossible without nickel-alloy swivels inserted in the small of every man's back, and Lieutenant Scheisskopf was not sanguine at all about obtaining that many nickel-alloy swivels from Quartermaster or enlisting the cooperation of the surgeons at the hospital.
    Chapter 8 — Lieutenant Scheisskopf (43% in)

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