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positive
used in A Great and Terrible Beauty

3 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
I'm absolutely positive!
Definition
certain (having no doubt; or used for emphasis)
  • She's positively flummoxed when I hand her five neat, orderly pages of French translation.
    Chapter 39 (4% in)

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  • Ann gives her a small smile and Cecily looks positively terrified.
    Chapter 28 (57% in)
  • CHAPTER FOURTEEN I AM POSITIVELY DEAD DURING MADEMOISELLE LeFarge's French class the next morning.
    Chapter 14 (0% in)

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