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evade
used in Moby Dick

2 uses
  • Wherefore, among whalemen, the spout is deemed poisonous; they try to evade it.
    Chapters 85-87 — The Fountain; The Tail; The Grand Armada (19% in)
  • By the time they have lounged up and down the promenade of the Equator awhile, they start for the Oriental waters in anticipation of the cool season there, and so evade the other excessive temperature of the year.
    Chapters 88-90 — Schools and Schoolmasters; Fast-Fish and Loose-Fish; Heads or Tails (9% in)

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