unvitiated

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unvitiated (comparative more unvitiated, superlative most unvitiated)

  1. Not vitiated; pure.
    • 1851, Herman Melville, Moby Dick, chapter 27
      Tashtego’s long, lean, sable hair, his high cheek bones, and black rounding eyes—for an Indian, Oriental in their largeness, but Antarctic in their glittering expression—all this sufficiently proclaimed him an inheritor of the unvitiated blood of those proud warrior hunters, who, in quest of the great New England moose, had scoured, bow in hand, the aboriginal forests of the main.