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noun as in pariah

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After being forced to fly next to this leper, their disgust is palpable.

I read a little more than they did, so I could say, “Touch me not, leper!”

On the Mabolo road there is a Leper Hospital, and the ruins of a partly well-built jail which was never completed.

He may wash his hands in bichloride solution after anointing a leper, but it is scarcely necessary to do even that.

And, in fact, this poor Nabob was a leper, his millions from the East weighing on him like some terrible and mysterious disease.

Skeat postulates a mute vowel by deriving lazar or leper from Eleazer—He whom God assists.

Mlle. Crystal drew away her skirts from me as if I were a leper.


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to leper, such as: anathema, outcast, and untouchable.

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