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used in Brave New World

4 uses
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certain (having no doubt; or used for emphasis)
  • And because they were polite, Bernard felt positively gigantic–gigantic and at the same time light with elation, lighter than air.
    p. 157.9
positively = absolutely (used for emphasis)
  • So essential when there was under-production; but in an age of machines and the fixation of nitrogen–positively a crime against society.
    p. 52.6
  • positively = absolutely (used for emphasis)
  • Ford! to kiss, slobberingly, and smelt too horrible, obviously never had a bath, and simply reeked of that beastly stuff that was put into Delta and Epsilon bottles (no, it wasn't true about Bernard), positively stank of alcohol.
    p. 119.6
  • positively = absolutely (used for emphasis)
  • –you simply couldn't look at her without feeling sick, yes, positively sick.
    p. 154.2
positively = absolutely (used for emphasis)
There are no more uses of "positive" in Brave New World.

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