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fugitive
used in Moby Dick

6 uses
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Definition
someone who is running away or hiding to avoid arrest or an unpleasant situation
  • How plainly he's a fugitive! no baggage, not a hat-box, valise, or carpet-bag,—no friends accompany him to the wharf with their adieux.
    Chapters 7-9 -- The Chapel; The Pulpit; The Sermon (51% in)
  • Then the Captain knows that Jonah is a fugitive; but at the same time resolves to help a flight that paves its rear with gold.
    Chapters 7-9 -- The Chapel; The Pulpit; The Sermon (61% in)
  • The lamp alarms and frightens Jonah; as lying in his berth his tormented eyes roll round the place, and this thus far successful fugitive finds no refuge for his restless glance.
    Chapters 7-9 -- The Chapel; The Pulpit; The Sermon (66% in)
  • In all his cringing attitudes, the God-fugitive is now too plainly known.
    Chapters 7-9 -- The Chapel; The Pulpit; The Sermon (75% in)
  • But there are a rabble of uncertain, fugitive, half-fabulous whales, which, as an American whaleman, I know by reputation, but not personally.
    Chapters 31-33 -- Queen Mab; Cetology; The Specksnyder (82% in)
  • This lucky salvation was cheaply purchased by the loss of Queequeg's hat, who, while standing in the bows to prick the fugitive whales, had his hat taken clean from his head by the air-eddy made by the sudden tossing of a pair of broad flukes close by.
    Chapters 85-87 -- The Fountain; The Tail; The Grand Armada (98% in)

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