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abominable
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
exceptionally bad or detestable
  • Abominable are the tumblers into which he pours his poison.
    Chapters 1-3 — Loomings; The Carpet-Bag; The Spouter-Inn (48% in)
  • It was now quite plain that he must be some abominable savage or other shipped aboard of a whaleman in the South Seas, and so landed in this Christian country.
    Chapters 1-3 — Loomings; The Carpet-Bag; The Spouter-Inn (89% in)
  • I say it only shows his foolish, impious pride, and abominable, devilish rebellion against the reverend clergy.
    Chapters 82-84 — The Honour and Glory of Whaling; Jonah Historically Regarded; Pitchpoling (67% in)
  • Such an idol as that found in the secret groves of Queen Maachah in Judea; and for worshipping which, King Asa, her son, did depose her, and destroyed the idol, and burnt it for an abomination at the brook Kedron, as darkly set forth in the 15th chapter of the First Book of Kings.
    Chapters 94-96 — A Squeeze of the Hand; The Cassock; The Try-Works (40% in)

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