affirmatory


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affirmatory

(ˌæfəˈmeɪtərɪ)
adj
showing or giving confirmation, ratification, or assertion
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.affirmatory - affirming or giving assent; "an affirmative decision"; "affirmative votes"
favorable, favourable - encouraging or approving or pleasing; "a favorable reply"; "he received a favorable rating"; "listened with a favorable ear"; "made a favorable impression"
positive - characterized by or displaying affirmation or acceptance or certainty etc.; "a positive attitude"; "the reviews were all positive"; "a positive benefit"; "a positive demand"
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He added an affirmatory nod, and continued to gaze upon me with a kind of irate solemnity, holding his substantial stick between his knees, with his hands clasped upon its head.
The novel's affirmatory message is that history is about everyone, in this case all who fought to establish equal rights for women, whether from a privileged if sheltered background like Evelyn, one of the three main characters in the novel, or poor like May, or lacking an education, like Nell.
The essay at hand seeks for the practice of JS the kind of affirmatory and performative posture that Derrida, directly forcing the secular up against the religious, calls a "profession of faith.
So far, there is no affirmatory formula or model to forecast and calculate the depth percentage of the lower portion.
A similar conclusion is reached by Mastin, "The Meaning of hala' at Daniel IV 27," 238, where he notes, concerning the affirmatory use of halo', "This is a natural development from halo' = 'nonne?
Joyce instead offers an affirmatory and comedic set of possibilities.
Therefore, to highlight the affirmatory stance in my use of the term, I might just as well add: Queer is cool.