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The adjective positive implies emphatic certainty, which may even become overconfidence or dogmatism. Certain suggests that there are definite reasons that have freed one from doubt. Confident emphasizes the strength of the belief or the certainty of expectation felt. Sure, the simplest and most general term, expresses mere absence of doubt.

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That’s either a positive or a negative, depending on how you weigh the evidence.
She hopes everyone will take the positives from distance learning with them when they go back to in-person classes.
Federal defense attorney Jeremey Warren said although many of his clients in the facility have tested positive, it’s been difficult for him to get information about what’s happening inside.
I asked Thom Mayer if he thought the positive tests meant the season might be over before it could begin.
It may be the thing that we get more positive comments about from customers than anything else.
As of Monday, Hong Kong’s push for universal testing had covered 856,000 people and turned up 16 positive results—four of which were already known cases.
Contact tracers work to contact everyone who has tested positive for coronavirus and everyone they have been in contact with.
They still could have fun and play togetherThe three positive cases never spread the virus to anyone else.
Within days of campus reopening, the University of Alabama reported enough positive cases to field five football teams.
Any positives that turn up could then be confirmed with a PCR test.

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