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offscouring

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  1. 1 discarded or useless material the foundry's offscouring was the neighborhood's eyesore Synonyms of offscouring chaff, deadwood, debris, dreck (also drek), dross, dust, effluvium (also effluvia), junk, litter, offal, garbage, raffle, refuse, riffraff, rubbish, scrap, spilth, trash, truck, wasteWords Related to offscouring crud, sewage, slop, swill, wash; detritus, remains, rubble, ruins; dump, scrap heap; lumber, odds and ends, trumpery; flotsam, jetsam, wreckage; castoff, cull, discard, hand-me-down, reject, throwaway; nothing, straw, two bitsNear Antonyms of offscouring catch, gem, goody (or goodie), jewel, pearl, plum, prize, treasure, treasure trove, trove, valuable; booty, find, salvage

  2. 2 one who is cast out or rejected by society the hills are controlled by bandits and other unsavory offscourings who have taken up a life outside the law Synonyms of offscouring castaway, castoff, leper, outcast, pariah, rejectWords Related to offscouring untouchable; outsider; deportee, exileNear Antonyms of offscouring insider


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