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quarantine
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Moby Dick
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  • For, though himself and boat’s crew remained untainted, and though his ship was half a rifle-shot off, and an incorruptible sea and air rolling and flowing between; yet conscientiously adhering to the timid quarantine of the land, he peremptorily refused to come into direct contact with the Pequod.

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  • The ranch was quarantined due to fears of mad cow disease.
  • They set up this crazy elaborate testing system and have tried really hard to have quarantined areas.
    James Dashner  --  The Scorch Trials

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