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anonymous
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Moby Dick
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  • They may celebrate as they will the heroes of Exploring Expeditions, your Cooks, your Krusensterns; but I say that scores of anonymous Captains have sailed out of Nantucket, that were as great, and greater than your Cook and your Krusenstern.
  • For like certain other omnivorous roving lovers that might be named, my Lord Whale has no taste for the nursery, however much for the bower; and so, being a great traveller, he leaves his anonymous babies all over the world; every baby an exotic.

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as in: an anonymous author Define
an unknown person, or of an unknown person -- such as an unknown author, or donation of an unknown person
as in: an anonymous, uninteresting house Define
lacking individuality or interesting features
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