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positive
used in The Great Gatsby

2 uses
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Definition
certain (having no doubt; or used for emphasis)
  • "I heard that from a man who knew all about him, grew up with him in Germany," he assured us positively.
    p. 44.3
positively = with certainty
  • Someone with a positive manner, perhaps a detective, used the expression "madman" as he bent over Wilson's body that afternoon, and the adventitious authority of his voice set the key for the newspaper reports next morning.
    p. 163.4
positive = certain (having no doubt)
There are no more uses of "positive" in The Great Gatsby.

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