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Word: outcast

Definition: one that has been excluded from a society; ADJ.


Sentences Containing 'outcast'

It seemed to me that I had put my life in the keeping of a peculiarly reckless outcast.
of their wages, every month, into the treasury for the support of the association, whereas all the members were outcast and tabooed, and no one would employ them.
M. Cavalcanti, his father, had been seen in Paris, and it was expected that he would re appear to claim the illustrious outcast.
The fact is, then, Senor Don Quixote, that though you see me seated in this chair, here in the middle of the kingdom of Aragon, and in the attire of a despised outcast duenna, I am from the Asturias of Oviedo, and of a family with which many of the best of the province are connected by blood; but my untoward fate and the improvidence of my parents, who, I know not how, were unseasonably reduced to poverty, brought me to the court of Madrid, where as a provision and to avoid greater misfortunes, my parents placed me as seamstress in the service of a lady of quality, and I would have you know that for hemming and sewing I have never been surpassed by any all my life.
'This is the last communication, my dear Copperfield, you will ever receive 'From 'The 'Beggared Outcast, 'WILKINS MICAWBER.'

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::: sheaf - bundle of stalks of grain; any bundle of things tied together
::: putative - supposed; reputed; generally regarded as such; Ex. putative father of the child
::: unprepossessing - unattractive
::: bereft - deprived of (something valuable); lacking
::: gratuitous - given freely; unwarranted; uncalled for; done without good reason; Ex. gratuitous comment
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