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sanguine

a red pencil containing ferric oxide, used in drawing

Sanguine

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

Sanguine is the traditional name for the personality temperament indicated by an excess of the element air.

Sanguine

 

a type of reddish brown crayon. Both natural and artificial sanguines consist of kaolin and iron oxides. The sanguine technique has been known since the Renaissance, when it was used by Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, and other prominent artists. The medium was especially popular in 18th-century drawings from nature. Drawings in sanguine are shaded by hatching or stumping.

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This was a gleam of sunshine that for a time dispelled every cloud, and he now looked forward with sanguine hope to the accomplishment of all his plans.
All his sanguine expectations, all his confidence had been justified.
Yet Richard was in one of his sanguine states and in good spirits and was thoroughly pleased to see Mr.
The reader will be apt to conceive, that this behaviour between the husband and wife did not greatly contribute to Mr Allworthy's repose, as it tended so little to that serene happiness which he had designed for all three from this alliance; but the truth is, though he might be a little disappointed in his sanguine expectations, yet he was far from being acquainted with the whole matter; for, as the captain was, from certain obvious reasons, much on his guard before him, the lady was obliged, for fear of her brother's displeasure, to pursue the same conduct.
Haggard and red-eyed, his hopes plainly had deserted him, his sanguine mood was gone, and all his worst misgivings had come back.
There are always on board ship, a Sanguine One, and a Despondent One.
Also, how heartily we drank the captain's health that day at dinner; and how restless we became about packing up: and how two or three of the most sanguine spirits rejected the idea of going to bed at all that night as something it was not worth while to do, so near the shore, but went nevertheless, and slept soundly; and how to be so near our journey's end, was like a pleasant dream, from which one feared to wake.
Sowerberry's ingenious speculation, exceeded even his most sanguine hopes.
Pour faire face a la demande sans cesse croissante, le centre regional de transfusion sanguine de Casablanca a organise hier, lundi 9 novembre, une journee dediee au don et a la collecte de sang.
Les poches collectees ont ete acheminees vers le centre de transfusion sanguine pour les analyses d'usage, prealable a leur exploitation, notamment au profit des victimes des accidents de la circulation, a ajoute le meme officier.
Aroyan brings 18 years of experience in the lifescience industry to Sanguine and has held various leadership roles with Boehringer Ingelheim, Pfizer, United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Capgemini.
Sanguine Corporation is keenly focused on pioneering the development and commercialization of innovative perfluorocarbon-based therapies and medical devices.