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Gone with the Wind
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  • Chancellorsville might be a more important victory but the capture of Streight’s raiders made the Yankees positively ridiculous.
  • Everyone was smoldering, and it would have been a positive triumph for Scarlett, except for Ashley.

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  • It made a girl feel positively undressed.
  • Her sharp trading was shocking, especially when her poor mother had been a Robillard, and it was positively indecent the way she kept on going about the streets when everyone knew she was pregnant.
  • It swelled in her bosom until it positively ached with pleasure, ached as with a burden of joyful, hot, unshed tears.
  • No," said Bonnie positively and climbed upon Rhett’s lap.

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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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