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There are positively delightful cameos throughout, which I won’t spoil.

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While bird hunting last month in South Dakota, conditions were positively dreadful.

You’re trying to spin it positively by telling the guys they’ve been great to this point, but you also know they’re essentially in quarantine.

While resolutions are often phrased positively, Norcross said, they nevertheless create expectations for behavior, which can become a burden.

I think guys respect that, but it’s rare to have a guy that young step in and really affect his teammates as positively as he has.

In the safety of the light of day, we positively revel in our facts.

Afterwards, the bodies were taken to the morgue to positively identify them.

On the other hand, he was positively effusive about the former first lady and New York senator.

Because, for me, the idea of the regal Diane in the ratty warehouse digs is positively tantalizing.

Baltimore Sun television columnist David Zurawik has been positively effusive.

"You positively convulse me, you're so very humorous," said Robinson, without a vestige of a smile.

"The duke looked positively rejuvenated," said Hexam, spitefully, as they walked down the corridor.

And the long-forgotten sound brought the past before him with such a vivid sense of reality that he positively shivered.

Miss Watling seemed to interpret his thoughts, for she positively looked down and blushed.

Never, when advancing an opinion, assert positively that a thing "is so," but give your opinion as an opinion.


On this page you'll find 70 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to positively, such as: certainly, easily, emphatically, firmly, undoubtedly, and amen.

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