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reputable
used in Moby Dick

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trusted and respected (having a good reputation)
  • As Queequeg and I are now fairly embarked in this business of whaling; and as this business of whaling has somehow come to be regarded among landsmen as a rather unpoetical and disreputable pursuit; therefore, I am all anxiety to convince ye, ye landsmen, of the injustice hereby done to us hunters of whales.
    Chapters 22-24 -- Merry Christmas; The Lee Shore; The Advocate (55% in)

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