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waive
used in Moby Dick

2 uses
  • But while they freely waive a ceremonial like this, they do by no means renounce their claim to more solid tribute.
    Chapters 85-87 -- The Fountain; The Tail; The Grand Armada (48% in)
  • Be it known that, waiving all argument, I take the good old fashioned ground that the whale is a fish, and call upon holy Jonah to back me.
    Chapters 31-33 -- Queen Mab; Cetology; The Specksnyder (27% in)

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