affirmatory


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Synonyms for affirmatory

affirming or giving assent

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(83.) 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?,' and Aramaic hala' could either have come to signifiy 'surely' in the same way or have acquired this sense under the influence of Hebrew halo'." Note, however, that the affirmative sense does not always hold, as in the case of Targum Neofiti Gen.
Considering that some objectives are mutually exclusive, such as investment cost and renewable energy utilization, consumers need to judge and weigh comprehensively when choosing the final plan, and the solution of single objective is more affirmatory.
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.
(7) That doctrine works first by 'requiring' (8) that a choice ('election') be made between the jural alternatives confronting the party entitled to elect, (9) and second, in the case of affirmatory elections at least, (10) by providing that once the choice is made, and unambiguously communicated to the non-electing party, it results, by operation of law, in the permanent loss of the right to pursue the alternative that was not communicated--here, disaffirmance.
This Trojan Women, then, offers a metapoetic reading of tragic poetry, not so much to interrogate its discursive function as to instantiate its affirmatory function.
In certain lights, his thirty-year-plus project--here, in his debut at Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, taking the form of a collection of "relics and reliquaries"--reads as a gently affirmatory paean to the latent poetry in castoffs and kitsch, a sincere mash-up of pop-culture doodads, dork-cool autobiography, and low-wattage ritual that eludes critically and expands the range of aesthetic permissibility.
Even an affirmatory qualification of the "Yes, but ..." type is used to insist on one's own view rather than to cushion disagreement, as will be seen from the trangpha's reaction to the religious evidence adduced by Taaj and the teacher.
One would be affirmatory, saying 'we have the means to make the decision already there'.
The Ramblers described the hilltop range as "a quintessentially English view evoking a mood of quiet, affirmatory contemplation - a feeling that all is as it should be in the world".