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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pos·i·tive·ly, adv. In a positive manner; absolutely; really; expressly; with certainty; indubitably; peremptorily; dogmatically; -- opposed to negatively.
    Good and evil which is removed may be esteemed good or evil comparatively, and positively simply.   --Bacon.
 Give me some breath, some little pause, my lord,
 Before I positively speak herein.   --Shak.
    I would ask . . . whether . . . the divine law does not positively require humility and meekness.   --Sprat.
 Positively charged or Positively electrified Elec., having a charge of positive electricity; -- opposed to negatively charged.