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positive
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Harry Potter (#1) and the Sorcerer's Stone
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as in: I'm absolutely positive! Define
certain (having no doubt)
  • "You drink first," said Harry. "You are sure which is which, aren’t you?"
    "Positive," said Hermione.
    p.287.3
  • Harry looked back at Hagrid, smiling, and saw that Hagrid was positively beaming at him.
    p.58.5

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  • I’m positive I’ve seen her before.
  • I’m positive our team will win on Friday.

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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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