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recondite
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
incomprehensible to one of ordinary understanding or knowledge
  • But to learn all about these recondite matters, your best way is at once to descend into the blubber-room, and have a long talk with its inmates.
    Chapters 94-96 -- A Squeeze of the Hand; The Cassock; The Try-Works (30% in)
  • But still another inquiry remains; one often agitated by the more recondite Nantucketers.
    Chapters 103-105 -- Measurement of The Whale's Skeleton; The Fossil Whale; Does the Whale Diminish (73% in)

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