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massive
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
very large in size, number, or effect
  • Both are massive enough in all conscience; but there is a certain mathematical symmetry in the Sperm Whale's which the Right Whale's sadly lacks.
    Chapters 73-75 — Stubb and Flask Kill a Right Whale; The Sperm Whale's Head, The Right Whale's Head (45% in)
  • Queequeg and I had just left the Pequod, and were sauntering away from the water, for the moment each occupied with his own thoughts, when the above words were put to us by a stranger, who, pausing before us, levelled his massive forefinger at the vessel in question.
    Chapters 19-21 — The Prophet; All Astir; Going Aboard (2% in)
  • Though apparently the most massive, it is by far the most buoyant part about him.
    Chapters 61-63 — Stubb Kills a Whale; The Dart; The Crotch (25% in)
  • As devout Eckerman lifted the linen sheet from the naked corpse of Goethe, he was overwhelmed with the massive chest of the man, that seemed as a Roman triumphal arch.
    Chapters 85-87 — The Fountain; The Tail; The Grand Armada (29% in)
  • As good luck would have it, they had had a whale alongside a day or two previous, and the great tackles were still aloft, and the massive curved blubber-hook, now clean and dry, was still attached to the end.
    Chapters 100-102 — The Pequod meets....; The Decanter; A Bower in the Arsacides (9% in)

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