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Harry Potter (#7) and the Deathly Hallows
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  • No, it’s the mother and the sister that intrigued me, and a little digging uncovered a positive nest of nastiness — but, as I say, you’ll have to wait for chapters nine to twelve for full details.
  • That woman, or vulture might be a more accurate term, positively pestered me to talk to her, I am ashamed to say that I became rather rude, called her an interfering trout, which resulted, as you my have seen, in aspersions cast upon my sanity.

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  • Hermione was two rows of tombstones away; he had to wade back to her, his heart positively banging in his chest.
  • Xenophilius had been positively dapper at Bill and Fleur’s wedding by comparison.
  • And now a positively dangerous look crept over Aberforth’s face.

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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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