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delineate
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
show the form or outline of; or determine the essential quality of
  • Such unaccountable masses of shades and shadows, that at first you almost thought some ambitious young artist, in the time of the New England hags, had endeavored to delineate chaos bewitched.
    Chapters 1-3 -- Loomings; The Carpet-Bag; The Spouter-Inn (40% in)

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