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pariah (puh-RI-uh) noun

An outcast.

[From Tamil paraiyar, plural of paraiyan, drummer, people considered lower in rank in the former caste-system of India.]

"Sending spam or unsolicited email is the fastest way to become a pariah on the Internet."

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Charity sees the need not the cause. -German proverb

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