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divulge
used in Moby Dick

3 uses
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Definition
to make a secret known
  • Some of the subtlest secrets of the seas seemed divulged to us in this enchanted pond.
    Chapters 85-87 -- The Fountain; The Tail; The Grand Armada (88% in)
  • For as the secrets of the currents in the seas have never yet been divulged, even to the most erudite research; so the hidden ways of the Sperm Whale when beneath the surface remain, in great part, unaccountable to his pursuers; and from time to time have originated the most curious and contradictory speculations regarding them, especially concerning the mystic modes whereby, after sounding to a great depth, he transports himself with such vast swiftness to the most widely distant...
    Chapters 40-42 -- Midnight, Forecastle; Moby Dick; The Whiteness of the Whale (34% in)
  • Unwittingly here a secret has been divulged, which perhaps might more properly, in set way, have been disclosed before.
    Chapters 106-108 -- Ahab's Leg; The Carpenter; Ahab and the Carpenter (15% in)

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