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Word: outcast

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


Sentences Containing 'outcast'

"CNN" Lisa Respers France commented that she was beginning to really like Lauren, and noted that "for me Lauren represents how Ryan Murphy is able to take the concept of the outcast, flip it on its ear and shove it back in our faces with a side order of fabulousness."
'This is the last communication, my dear Copperfield, you will ever receive 'From 'The 'Beggared Outcast, 'WILKINS MICAWBER.'
After a gruesome battle, the Birds of Prey almost manage to subdue Prometheus, but the Crime Doctor decides to kill himself, thus ensuring his own punishment, and sparing his daughter, who, alone and outcast by the other children, subsequently falls prey to the ambition of Lady Shiva to have a young apprentice to mold in her image.
Afterwards he was deemed an outcast by the CIA.
Agnes does not accept or believe that she will always remain unattractive, poor and a social outcast; quite the contrary, she can imagine a multitude of scenarios that will allow her to escape her humdrum existence.
Because of the life or potential life within their wombs, women have a special vocation to care for all those who cannot care for themselves - the weak, the poor, the outcast - all those whose life is not valued.
Czy┼╝ewska followed him, becoming an outcast herself; that decision disrupted her career in the country where she was a big star, adored by millions.
David did main voices in these video games: Heavy Rain, Fahrenheit (known as "Indigo Prophecy" outside Europe), Syberia II, Alone in the Dark 2 and Alone in the Dark 3, , , , XIII, Beyond Good Evil, , , Rayman Rush, , Rayman Arena, , , , , Rayman 2, , Outcast, Faust, , Dark Earth, Lost Eden, The Adventures of Valdo and Marie, and , as well as many dozens of others.
Ephraim Lytle, assistant professor of Hellenistic history at the University of Toronto, commented: "Ephialtes, who betrays the Greeks, is likewise changed from a local Malian of sound body into a Spartan outcast, a grotesquely disfigured troll who by Spartan custom should have been left exposed as an infant to die.
It seemed to me that I had put my life in the keeping of a peculiarly reckless outcast.
M. Cavalcanti, his father, had been seen in Paris, and it was expected that he would re appear to claim the illustrious outcast.
Notable winners and shortlisted works have inspired several well-known Australian films from original novels, including The "Silver Brumby" series, a collection by Elyne Mitchell which recount the life and adventures of Thowra, a Snowy Mountains brumby stallion; "Storm Boy" (1964), by Colin Thiele, about a boy and his pelican and the relationships he has with his father, the pelican, and an outcast Aboriginal man called Fingerbone; the Sydney based Victorian era time travel adventure "Playing Beatie Bow" (1980) by Ruth Park; and, for older children and mature readers, Melina Marchetta's 1993 novel about a Sydney high school girl "Looking for Alibrandi".
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.
The couple co-founded "other magazine," a tri-annual periodical which ran from 2002 to 2007, and was described as "pop culture and politics for the new 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.
The first novella to appear was The Point of Honor: A Military Tale by Joseph Conrad, author of Heart of Darkness, The Outcast of the Islands and The Secret Agent.
Wang remained a political outcast until 1979, following Deng Xiaoping's ascent to power, when Wang was allowed to rejoin the Communist Party as part of a national programme to rehabilitate those unjustly persecuted during the Cultural Revolution.
We see Malakhov as an outcast, escaping from commandos of Services.
While attending Thomas Jefferson High School in Port Arthur, Lyons and a group of male friends befriended Janis Joplin, who was otherwise an outcast in school.
Wyrd Miniatures a hobby company, produces a male Outcast model named Sue for their Malifaux miniature skirmish game.

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