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Synonyms for affirmative

giving assent

of a constructive nature

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a reply of affirmation

affirming or giving assent

expecting the best

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expressing or manifesting praise or approval

References in classic literature ?
By 'affirmation' we mean an affirmative proposition, by 'denial' a negative.
Jaggers would be found to be "at," I replied in the affirmative.
One of the members for the affirmative offered several arguments of great strength and weight, alleging, "that as the YAHOOS were the most filthy, noisome, and deformed animals which nature ever produced, so they were the most restive and indocible, mischievous and malicious; they would privately suck the teats of the HOUYHNHNMS' cows, kill and devour their cats, trample down their oats and grass, if they were not continually watched, and commit a thousand other extravagancies.
These are questions that temerity alone will answer in the affirmative.
Those who maintain the affirmative ought at least to mark the boundary between authorized and usurped innovations; between that degree of change which lies within the compass of ALTERATIONS AND FURTHER PROVISIONS, and that which amounts to a TRANSMUTATION of the government.
he asked; and when his companion had replied in the affirmative.