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strife
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
conflict or angry disagreement
  • Why this strife of the chase? why weary, and palsy the arm at the oar, and the iron, and the lance? how the richer or better is Ahab now?
    Chapters 130-132 -- The Hat; The Pequod meets the Delight; The Symphony (79% in)
  • But once Tashtego's senior, an old Gay-Head Indian among the crew, superstitiously asserted that not till he was full forty years old did Ahab become that way branded, and then it came upon him, not in the fury of any mortal fray, but in an elemental strife at sea.
    Chapters 28-30 -- Ahab; (Enter Ahab; to Him, Stubb); The Pipe (26% in)

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