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positive
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Anne Of Green Gables
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  • I call it positively providential.
  • Anne had turned it into a species of positive pleasure.

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  • "I’ve moved the bureau and I’ve taken out the drawers and I’ve looked in every crack and cranny" was Marilla’s positive answer.
  • The way Marilla dresses her is positively ridiculous, that’s what, and I’ve ached to tell her so plainly a dozen times.
  • For Anne the real excitement began with the dismissal of school and increased therefrom in crescendo until it reached to a crash of positive ecstasy in the concert itself.
  • "I’m positively certain, Diana, that life can never be quite the same again as it was in those olden days," she said mournfully, as if referring to a period of at least fifty years back.
  • Halfway up the path she met Jane and Diana rushing back to the pond in a state narrowly removed from positive frenzy.
  • He said it would turn my hair a beautiful raven black—he positively assured me that it would.
  • Now, I call that a positive triumph.
  • It’s irreverent—positively irreverent."

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  • It’s bad enough to have red hair myself, but I positively couldn’t endure it in a bosom friend."

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as in: I'm absolutely positive! Define
certain (having no doubt)
as in: had a positive effect Define
good or beneficial
as in: positive feedback from my boss Define
approval or agreement
as in: a positive attitude Define
optimistic or agreeable
as in: The test came back positive. Define
found a condition or substance to be present
as in: a positive number Define
greater than zero (of a number)
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