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boisterous
used in Moby Dick

4 uses
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Definition
excessively noisy and unrestrained
  • How billow-like and boisterously grand!
    Chapters 7-9 -- The Chapel; The Pulpit; The Sermon (43% in)
  • For my mind was made up to sail in no other than a Nantucket craft, because there was a fine, boisterous something about everything connected with that famous old island, which amazingly pleased me.
    Chapters 1-3 -- Loomings; The Carpet-Bag; The Spouter-Inn (25% in)
  • Delight is to him, whom all the waves of the billows of the seas of the boisterous mob can never shake from this sure Keel of the Ages.
    Chapters 7-9 -- The Chapel; The Pulpit; The Sermon (98% in)
  • Spite of this frigid winter night in the boisterous Atlantic, spite of my wet feet and wetter jacket, there was yet, it then seemed to me, many a pleasant haven in store; and meads and glades so eternally vernal, that the grass shot up by the spring, untrodden, unwilted, remains at midsummer.
    Chapters 22-24 -- Merry Christmas; The Lee Shore; The Advocate (26% in)

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