By 'affirmation' we mean an affirmative
proposition, by 'denial' a negative.
And the third, simulation, in the affirmative
; when a man industriously and expressly feigns and pretends to be, that he is not.
She made an affirmative
sign of the head, and said, "Yes."
The landlady answered in the affirmative
, saying, "There were a great many very good quality and gentlefolks in it now.
Oh, that some encouraging voice would answer in the affirmative
! My courage and my resolution is firm; but my hopes fluctuate, and my spirits are often depressed.