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whimsical
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
playful, amusing, or impulsive rather than seriously rational
  • With a wild whimsiness, he now used his coffin for a sea-chest; and emptying into it his canvas bag of clothes, set them in order there.
    Chapters 109-111 — Ahab and Starbuck in the Cabin; Queequeg in his Coffin; The Pacific (82% in)
  • But poorly could I withstand them, much as in other moods I was almost ready to smile at the solemn whimsicalities of that outlandish prophet of the wharves.
    Chapters 28-30 — Ahab; (Enter Ahab; to Him, Stubb); The Pipe (7% in)

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