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turbulent
used in Moby Dick

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a state of disturbance and disorder

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of liquid or gas:  rough (rapid and irregular flow)
  • They soon relinquish this turbulence though, and when about three-fourths grown, break up, and separately go about in quest of settlements, that is, harems.
    Chapters 88-90 -- Schools and Schoolmasters; Fast-Fish and Loose-Fish; Heads or Tails (31% in)

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