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platonic
used in Moby Dick

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a loving relationship or feeling that does not have a sexual aspect
  • At the time, I devoted three days to the studious digesting of all this beer, beef, and bread, during which many profound thoughts were incidentally suggested to me, capable of a transcendental and Platonic application; and, furthermore, I compiled supplementary tables of my own, touching the probable quantity of stock-fish, etc., consumed by every Low Dutch harpooneer in that ancient Greenland and Spitzbergen whale fishery.
    Chapters 100-102 — The Pequod meets....; The Decanter; A Bower in the Arsacides (67% in)

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