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Synonyms for dewy-eyed

exhibiting childlike simplicity and credulity

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The cover of The Maid (at least in its advance-reading-copy form) shows Joan of Arc as a delicate, dewy-eyed beauty with long hair and a full skirt under her armor, gazing plaintively heavenward.
But before we all become dewy-eyed with nostalgia, we must be realistic--support for variety does not mean defending mediocrity.
The Back-Up Plan seems to have been written with Sandra Bullock in mind, mixing physical comedy with dewy-eyed emotional outpourings.
The target audience is revealed in ballad We'll Be A Dream, a dewy-eyed duet between Clark and Disney Camp Rock star Demi Lovato.
Perhaps we should not get too dewy-eyed about this changing of the guard on the banks of the Tees.
Outtakes submits only this pearl, given by a cranky older reporter when Outtakes was once a dewy-eyed undergrad visiting the Associated Press office in Chicago: "Go to law school, kid.
Matthew, the '3Rs' now stand for Reduce, Re-use and Recycle; a dewy-eyed young teacher explains the reward system for bringing reusable lunch boxes, and older students scurry around switching off lights and computers.
It would be folly to let dewy-eyed nostalgia derail such a musically productive period.
As punters, we should realise that rational judgement tends to pay better then dewy-eyed sentimentality in the long run.
Sherry Jr, an expert in 'retro-marketing' and 'the revival of brand meaning': "Retro-marketing is not merely a matter of reviving dormant brands and foisting them on softhearted, dewy-eyed, nostalgia-stricken consumers.
Offensively and defensively, the 2007 Red Sox put on a show of sheer professionalism in the championship series that was impressive - the more so because the contributions of grizzled veterans of the team were matched by those of dewy-eyed newcomers.
But if it's the rustle of the banknotes rather than the gleam of the Cup which takes paramount importance for most of the 64 clubs in this weekend's third round, the ruthless realism melts into dewy-eyed nostalgia as Jones adds: "I've always loved the FA Cup.
Before you go all dewy-eyed over Mayor Villaraigosa's campaign to take over LAUSD, you might consider: he has no legal standing or mandate to do anything with LAUSD.
Pic is set during the build-up to Spain's failed military coup d'etat of February 1981, at the time of Madrid's "movida," a period of cultural rebellion that now makes many Spanish fortysomethings (including helmet, probably) go all dewy-eyed.
There's a great deal that we can take away from a performance of Chekhov, but a dewy-eyed fatalism may not have been precisely what the Good Doctor had in mind.