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Word: pariah

Definition: social outcast; Ex. Mariah the pariah


Sentences Containing 'pariah'

After the split of Pariah in 1990, he teamed up with singer Martin Walkyier (ex-Sabbat) to form a heavy metal band with strong folk influences, called Skyclad.
Arab countries have treated Israel as a pariah since it gained independence in 1948.
Clement Crisp, the Dance Critic of "The Financial Times" wrote a 2007 article entitled: "Pariah Island where the classical virtues thrive".
However, the stable became a pariah after Takadagawa ran for the leadership of the Sumo Association in 1998 against the wishes of the Takasago "ichimon".
Steve Ramsey is a British guitarist who began his career with the British heavy metal band Satan in the early 1980s, releasing a single and an album, a second album under the band name Blind Fury, an EP and another album after changing the band name back to Satan and two more albums after renaming the band name once again - to Pariah.
The song "Deeper Water" was featured at the end of the "Smallville" episode "Pariah".

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