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cynical
used in Moby Dick

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someone who expects the worst — especially of people (such as expecting them to be selfish and lie)
  • During the night-watches some cynical old sailors will crawl into them and coil themselves away there for a nap.
    Chapters 94-96 -- A Squeeze of the Hand; The Cassock; The Try-Works (55% in)

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