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synonyms for leper

  • anathema
  • outcast
  • untouchable
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How to use leper in a sentence

On the Mabolo road there is a Leper Hospital, and the ruins of a partly well-built jail which was never completed.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
He may wash his hands in bichloride solution after anointing a leper, but it is scarcely necessary to do even that.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
And, in fact, this poor Nabob was a leper, his millions from the East weighing on him like some terrible and mysterious disease.
THE NABOBALPHONSE DAUDET
Skeat postulates a mute vowel by deriving lazar or leper from Eleazer—He whom God assists.
ARCHAIC ENGLANDHAROLD BAYLEY
Mlle. Crystal drew away her skirts from me as if I were a leper.
THE BRONZE EAGLEEMMUSKA ORCZY, BARONESS ORCZY
Leper that he had become, he was unworthy to be even touching his cap to her!
RAMSEY MILHOLLANDBOOTH TARKINGTON
He was a pariah, a leper, and so must continue—a thing to be shunned.
THE VARMINTOWEN JOHNSON
From earliest times the leper was an outcast from his fellow men.
A TREASURY OF HEROES AND HEROINESCLAYTON EDWARDS
He does not seek out the leper, set him up before them, and say, "Now you will see what I can do."
EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE GOSPEL OF MATTHEWJOHN MONRO GIBSON
They eased the pockets of the Spanish ambassador, and threw a doubloon to the leper hiding behind the hedge.
FROM THE EASY CHAIR, SERIES 2GEORGE WILLIAM CURTIS
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WORDS RELATED TO LEPER

  • derelict
  • leper
  • maroon
  • outcast
  • outlaw
  • pariah
  • renegade
  • reprobate
  • shipwreck
  • waif
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