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allege
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Moby Dick
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  • In the abridged London edition of 1807, there are plates of an alleged "whale" and a "narwhale."
  • And as for the matter of the alleged uncleanliness of our business, ye shall soon be initiated into certain facts hitherto pretty generally unknown, and which, upon the whole, will triumphantly plant the sperm whale-ship at least among the cleanliest things of this tidy earth.
  • It will readily be seen that in this case the alleged right of the Duke to the whale was a delegated one from the Sovereign.
  • But some specimen bones of it being taken across the sea to Owen, the English Anatomist, it turned out that this alleged reptile was a whale, though of a departed species.

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  • She alleged that she was the victim of a crime.
  • He alleges that there is no real deficit reduction in the Deficit Reduction Bill.

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