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omit
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
to exclude or neglect something
  • But I omit them as altogether obsolete; and can hardly help suspecting them for mere sounds, full of Leviathanism, but signifying nothing.
    Chapters 31-33 — Queen Mab; Cetology; The Specksnyder (84% in)
  • Nor, in some historic instances, has the art of human malice omitted so potent an auxiliary.
    Chapters 40-42 — Midnight, Forecastle; Moby Dick; The Whiteness of the Whale (80% in)
  • Be all this as it may, his voice was now often heard hailing the three mast-heads and admonishing them to keep a bright look-out, and not omit reporting even a porpoise.
    Chapters 46-48 — Surmises; The Mat-Maker; The First Lowering (17% in)
  • But what it was that inscrutable Ahab said to that tiger-yellow crew of his—these were words best omitted here; for you live under the blessed light of the evangelical land.
    Chapters 46-48 — Surmises; The Mat-Maker; The First Lowering (80% in)
  • It should not have been omitted that previous to completely stripping the body of the leviathan, he was beheaded.
    Chapters 70-72 — The Sphynx; The Jeroboam's Story; The Monkey-Rope (0% in)
  • Now, I consider that the phrenologists have omitted an important thing in not pushing their investigations from the cerebellum through the spinal canal.
    Chapters 79-81 — The Prairie; The Nut; The Pequod Meets the Virgin (25% in)
  • Nor must there be omitted another strange attestation of the antiquity of the whale, in his own osseous post-diluvian reality, as set down by the venerable John Leo, the old Barbary traveller.
    Chapters 103-105 — Measurement of The Whale's Skeleton; The Fossil Whale; Does the Whale Diminish (54% in)

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