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The mutiny on the Kniaz Potemkin and murder of officers; the landing at Odessa of the dead body of an alleged victim of naval brutality, to be buried as if on a funeral pyre amid the flaming warehouses and shipping of the port fired by a demoniacal mob; the terrorizing of the port by the man-of-war; the failure of the rest of the fleet to molest it; its seeking provisions and coal in a Rumanian port and forcible expulsion, and its present piratic wandering in the Black Sea flying the red flag- this is the very climax of weirdness and mystery.
Intratropical migration in the Yellow-green Vireo and Piratic Flycatcher.
Nevertheless, the domestic and piratic meanings conflate.