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acknowledge
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
express recognition of someone or something; or admit something
  • Delight,—top-gallant delight is to him, who acknowledges no law or lord, but the Lord his God, and is only a patriot to heaven.
    Chapters 7-9 -- The Chapel; The Pulpit; The Sermon (97% in)
  • They were nearly all Islanders in the Pequod, ISOLATOES too, I call such, not acknowledging the common continent of men, but each ISOLATO living on a separate continent of his own.
    Chapters 25-27 -- Postscript; Knights and Squires; Knights and Squires (96% in)

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