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enlightened
used in Moby Dick

4 uses
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Definition
having or receiving important knowledge or understanding — (sometimes a spiritual belief)

or:

free of false beliefs based on superstition or prejudice
  • That great America on the other side of the sphere, Australia, was given to the enlightened world by the whaleman.
    Chapters 22-24 — Merry Christmas; The Lee Shore; The Advocate (82% in)
  • I tell you it will be more tolerable for the Fejee that salted down a lean missionary in his cellar against a coming famine; it will be more tolerable for that provident Fejee, I say, in the day of judgment, than for thee, civilized and enlightened gourmand, who nailest geese to the ground and feastest on their bloated livers in thy pate-de-foie-gras.
    Chapters 64-66 — Stubb's Supper; The Whale as a Dish; The Shark Massacre (83% in)
  • Look at your knife-handle, there, my civilized and enlightened gourmand dining off that roast beef, what is that handle made of?
    Chapters 64-66 — Stubb's Supper; The Whale as a Dish; The Shark Massacre (84% in)
  • Besides, to this day, the highly enlightened Turks devoutly believe in the historical story of Jonah.
    Chapters 82-84 — The Honour and Glory of Whaling; Jonah Historically Regarded; Pitchpoling (68% in)

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