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cataract
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Moby Dick
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  • Were Niagara but a cataract of sand, would you travel your thousand miles to see it?
  • Floating on the waves we saw the abandoned boat, as for one instant it tossed and gaped beneath the ship’s bows like a chip at the base of a cataract; and then the vast hull rolled over it, and it was seen no more till it came up weltering astern.

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  • My grandmother is getting cataract surgery.
  • I’m no longer cold or aching, or hunched over or deformed, or almost blind with cataract eyes.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Notebook

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