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positive
used in The Importance of Being Earnest

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Definition
certain (having no doubt; or used for emphasis)
  • My dear Mr. Worthing, as Miss Cardew states positively that she cannot wait till she is thirty-five—a remark which I am bound to say seems to me to show a somewhat impatient nature—I would beg of you to reconsider your decision.
    Act 3 — Morning-room at the Manor House (56% in)
positively = with certainty; or absolutely (used for emphasis)
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