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positive
used in Fahrenheit 451

2 uses
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Definition
certain (having no doubt; or used for emphasis)
  • At the last moment, when disaster seemed positive, he pulled his hands from his pockets and broke his fall by grasping the golden pole.
    p. 2.5
positive = certain
  • The only thing I positively knew was gone was the books I'd burned in ten or twelve years.
    p. 78.7
positively = with certainty
There are no more uses of "positive" in Fahrenheit 451.

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