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outcast

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one who is cast out or rejected by society
  • the professor is something of an outcast in the halls of academe now that his former support of a dictatorial regime has become public

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“Outcast.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/outcast. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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