dewy-eyed :

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  • s  exhibiting childlike simplicity and credulity
    dewy-eyed innocence

  • Out went the uninflected blah blah; in rushed the dewy-eyed rah rah.
  • Real old-timers who tuned in to the charade might have gone dewy-eyed in reminiscence of Depression days.
  • The red-lipped, white-helmeted girl on the jacket looks like a dewy-eyed deb on safari; actually, the heroine is a medical missionary in her 40s.
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  • When Peter Rabbit goes bad
    When Peter first made his appearance on area lawns, not many of us took notice. The thrill of a little wildlife in the yard was exciting and everybody loved the dewy-eyed innocence of a bunny placidly nosing about.
    June 24, 2013 - Boulder Daily Camera

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