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positive
used in Carrie

6 uses
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1  —3 uses as in:
I'm absolutely positive!
Definition
certain (having no doubt; or used for emphasis)
  • Like the Flatlands Society, the Rosicrucians, or the Corlies of Arizona, who are positive that the atomic bomb does not work, these unfortunates are flying in the face of logic with their heads in the sand-and beg your pardon for the mixed metaphor.
  • The car went into a screaming slide and she shrieked aloud, suddenly positive of her own death.
  • Q. Are you positive?

There are no more uses of "positive" flagged with this meaning in Carrie.

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?  —3 uses
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  • If the TB test shows positive, a child can be treated or isolated.
  • You're positively GLOWING.
  • If the TK test shows positive, we have no treatment except a bullet in the head.

There are no more uses of "positive" in Carrie.

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