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leper

noun [C]     /ˈlep.ər/ US  //
a person who is strongly disliked and avoided by other people because of something bad that he or she has done: She claimed that the rumours had made her a social leper.Unpleasant people in generalUnpleasant men old-fashioned offensive a person who has leprosyDisorders of muscles and the nervous systemSkin complaints and blemishes
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