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gregarious
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
inclined to seek and enjoy the company of others
  • The Fin-Back is not gregarious.
    Chapters 31-33 -- Queen Mab; Cetology; The Specksnyder (46% in)
  • Though the gregarious sperm whales have their regular seasons for particular grounds, yet in general you cannot conclude that the herds which haunted such and such a latitude or longitude this year, say, will turn out to be identically the same with those that were found there the preceding season; though there are peculiar and unquestionable instances where the contrary of this has proved true.
    Chapters 43-45 -- Hark!; The Chart; The Affidavit (20% in)
  • Even now I am certain that those seas are not, and perhaps never can be, in the present constitution of things, a place for his habitual gregarious resort.
    Chapters 43-45 -- Hark!; The Chart; The Affidavit (97% in)

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