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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A pariah who is avoided by others; A person afflicted with a certain disease.

Usage examples (36)
  • Today, the term leper is often used to refer to a person excluded from society.
  • Such a leper is a lonely outcast, living in constant fear of discovery and slowly and surely rotting away.
  • Board of Health, and the leper is ordered straight to Molokai.
  • In the first place, the leper is not torn ruthlessly from his family. for more
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