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rose
  • n  any of many shrubs of the genus Rosa that bear roses
  • n  pinkish table wine from red grapes whose skins were removed after fermentation began
  • n  a dusty pink color
  • v  move upward
    The smoke arose from the forest fire
    The mist uprose from the meadows
  • v  increase in value or to a higher point
    the value of our house rose sharply last year
  • v  rise to one's feet
  • v  rise up
    The building rose before them
  • v  come to the surface
  • v  come into existence; take on form or shape
    An interesting phenomenon uprose
  • v  move to a better position in life or to a better job
  • v  go up or advance
  • v  become more extreme
  • v  get up and out of bed
    They rose early
    He uprose at night
  • v  rise in rank or status
  • v  become heartened or elated
    Her spirits rose when she heard the good news
  • v  exert oneself to meet a challenge
  • v  take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance
  • v  increase in volume
    the dough rose slowly in the warm room
  • v  come up, of celestial bodies
  • v  return from the dead
  • s  of something having a dusty purplish pink color
    the roseate glow of dawn
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rose-colored
  • s  reflecting optimism
    looked at the world through rose-colored glasses
  • s  having a rose color
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roseate
  • s  of something having a dusty purplish pink color
    the roseate glow of dawn
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rosicrucian
  • n  a member of any of various organizations that subsequently derived from the 17th-century society
  • n  a member of a secret 17th-century society of philosophers and scholars versed in mystical and metaphysical and alchemical lore
  • a  of or relating to the Rosicrucians
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rosy
  • s  reflecting optimism
    a rosy future
  • s  having the pinkish flush of health
  • s  of blush color
  • s  presaging good fortune
    rosy predictions
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rotary
  • n  a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island
    the accident blocked all traffic at the rotary
  • n  electrical converter consisting of a synchronous machine that converts alternating to direct current or vice versa
  • a  relating to or characterized by rotation
    rotary dial
  • s  describing a circle; moving in a circle
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rotatable
  • s  capable of being rotated
    the theater had a rotatable stage
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