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denotes
used in Moby Dick

6 uses
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Definition
means literally; or indicates
  • His motions plainly denoted his extreme exhaustion.
    Chapters 79-81 -- The Prairie; The Nut; The Pequod Meets the Virgin (74% in)
  • Soon after, two cries in quick succession on each side of us denoted that the other boats had got fast; but hardly were they overheard, when with a lightning-like hurtling whisper Starbuck said: "Stand up!" and Queequeg, harpoon in hand, sprang to his feet.
    Chapters 46-48 -- Surmises; The Mat-Maker; The First Lowering (88% in)
  • And with that the pump clanged like fifty fire-engines; the men tossed their hats off to it, and ere long that peculiar gasping of the lungs was heard which denotes the fullest tension of life's utmost energies.
    Chapters 52-54 -- The Albatross; The Gam; The Town-Ho's Story (43% in)
  • But as the stumps of harpoons are frequently found in the dead bodies of captured whales, with the flesh perfectly healed around them, and no prominence of any kind to denote their place; therefore, there must needs have been some other unknown reason in the present case fully to account for the ulceration alluded to.
    Chapters 79-81 -- The Prairie; The Nut; The Pequod Meets the Virgin (86% in)
  • The professional gentleman thus familiarly pointed out, had been all the time standing near them, with nothing specific visible, to denote his gentlemanly rank on board.
    Chapters 100-102 -- The Pequod meets….; The Decanter; A Bower in the Arsacides (23% in)
  • And at the girdling line of the horizon, a soft and tremulous motion—most seen here at the Equator—denoted the fond, throbbing trust, the loving alarms, with which the poor bride gave her bosom away.
    Chapters 130-132 -- The Hat; The Pequod meets the Delight; The Symphony (63% in)

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