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Synonyms for Pollyanna

one who expects a favorable outcome or dwells on hopeful aspects


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Pollyanna, from Edinburgh, burst on to the smash hit series in February as Jadis, the leader of a bizarre group of plague survivors known as Scavengers who have created a camp in a rubbish dump.
The Walking Dead" Season 8 star Pollyanna McIntosh recently opened up about her character Jadis' fate in the upcoming episodes of the AMC drama.
Pollyanna Haigh from Merlin Annual Pass, said "From our experience, Dads will openly admit they have a reputation for being the grumpy ones of the family.
PRESENTER Pollyanna Woodward was yesterday rushed to hospital with blood pouring from her eye - just hours before the start of new celebrity TV diving contest Splash
com)-- Pollyanna Lengel's career at Triest Agency in Charleston, SC has been soaring.
Sara is nominated alongside actress Pollyanna McIntosh, who's currently starring in movie Filth, Formula One test driver Susie Wolff, actress and model Sophie Kennedy Clark and TV presenter Arielle Free.
McAvoy gets plenty of action in the film adaptation of Irvine Welsh's hit novel, romping on-screen with Bob Servant Independent babe Pollyanna McIntosh, Trainspotting's Shirley Henderson and Red Road actress Kate Dickie.
Plus shows put on by Gadget Show presenters Jason Bradbury and Pollyanna Woodward.
In this special edition of Jason Bradbury and Pollyanna Woodward's show, the duo look at how close we have come to the future depicted in the sci-fi books and movies of the past.
While other bands have gigged from pub to pub, alternative rockers Bad Pollyanna have already been whisked off to LA to work with US songwriters and musicians.
the all new gadget show C5 8pm Pollyanna Woodward and co-presenter Jason Bradbury are in Iceland this week.
IN TONIGHT'S episode of The Gadget Show: World Tour (Five, 8pm), Pollyanna Woodward and Jason Bradbury are off to the United Arab Emirates, where they take a thrilling dune buggy ride.
So out goes the minimalist studio and group of presenters, and in comes Jason Bradbury and Pollyanna Woodward, armed only with a round-the-world air ticket.