Example sentences for: affirming

How can you use “affirming” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • They are mistakes at sentence level rather than word level; prosodic rather than lexical mistakes; mistakes of stress, intonation, and syntactic segmenting: in effect, accentuating the wrong word or syllable, modulating the pitch incorrectly (a rising rather than falling tone, say, or a questioning rather than affirming tone), and pausing in the wrong place.

  • This is celestially ordained blondness, the mark of God's favor, affirming the signal beauty of the old pagan deities who had already given all blondes--torrid or chilly, fake or real--an edge for 2,000 years.

  • For all its comic exaggeration (almost no gangster or Freudian cliché is left unparodied), Analyze This ends up affirming the efficacy of psychoanalysis more than any picture since Spellbound (1945).

  • Accused of using a private company to carry his campaign loans, DeLay had trouble affirming or denying his connection to the business, answering with Clintonesque equivocations.

  • Those works are presumably meant to be Realist and Symbolist (respectively) allusions to his homosexual identity, and Rauschenberg is chided for not publicly affirming the same.


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