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resent
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
to feel anger or unhappiness at having to accept something — often something seen as unjust or something that creates jealousy
  • His aspect was most horrible, and such as indicated resentment and fury.
    Chapters 43-45 — Hark!; The Chart; The Affidavit (70% in)
  • At intervals, he ran close up to the revolving border of the confusion, and prying into the heart of it with his pike, sought to prick out the object of his resentment.
    Chapters 52-54 — The Albatross; The Gam; The Town-Ho's Story (61% in)

There are no more uses of "resent" flagged with this meaning in Moby Dick.

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  • "Captain Ahab," said the reddening mate, moving further into the cabin, with a daring so strangely respectful and cautious that it almost seemed not only every way seeking to avoid the slightest outward manifestation of itself, but within also seemed more than half distrustful of itself; "A better man than I might well pass over in thee what he would quickly enough resent in a younger man; aye, and in a happier, Captain Ahab."
    Chapters 109-111 — Ahab and Starbuck in the Cabin; Queequeg in his Coffin; The Pacific (15% in)

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