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massacre
used in Moby Dick

2 uses
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Definition
the savage and excessive killing of many people

or:

to defeat an opponent by a wide margin
  • CHAPTER 66 The Shark Massacre.
    Chapters 64-66 -- Stubb's Supper; The Whale as a Dish; The Shark Massacre (86% in)
  • Unappalled by the massacre made upon them during the night, the sharks now freshly and more keenly allured by the before pent blood which began to flow from the carcass—the rabid creatures swarmed round it like bees in a beehive.
    Chapters 70-72 -- The Sphynx; The Jeroboam's Story; The Monkey-Rope (83% in)

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