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  • n. Plural form of pariah.

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Examples

  • Democratic party "pariahs" - the only people that really care about the troops.

    Liberal House Dems To Back Leadership's Iraq Bill

  • Potted, and loved it all, barring one thing - he includes African violets in his list of plant "pariahs" - the deeply naff species that render you deeply uncool.

    Horticultural

  • If that had been done then it would have been the "blue dog" Democrats that would have been shown to be the Bush ass kissers that they are and the "pariahs" that they should be.

    Liberal House Dems To Back Leadership's Iraq Bill

  • It is true that evangelical protestants have undergone 'a fivefold increase since 1940', however they have no relevant impact upon Brazilian society -- culturally speaking they are kind of 'second class' citizens kind of pariahs and have a hard time to have a say in important cultural issues, and remain mostly 'sociologically unseen' or unwanted by the rest of our society.

    Brazilian protests AAAS chief’s misrepresentation of Brazil’s Protestants

  • These were the "pariahs" of the plantation, constituting a class of runaways, who, to avoid work or punishment, or the gibes and jeers of their more RESPECTABLE companions, took refuge in the mountains, and in some of the islands became formidable by their numbers and ferocity.

    Jack in the Forecastle or, Incidents in the Early Life of Hawser Martingale

  • Festival, now in its 15th year, which he once decried as "pariahs" for piggybacking off

    Thestar.com - Home Page

  • (One Cleveland-area Democratic leader, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, says Fisher's supporters have threatened to make "pariahs" out of those who openly support Brunner with money.)

    Cleveland Scene

  • To mask this inconvenient fact, critics speak in gobbledygook about representing "pariahs" or "the unpopular."

    Propeller Most Popular Stories

  • Bankers have been cast as "pariahs" working in a "leper colony," Mayor Johnson told fellow members of the Conservative Party at their annual conference in October. lord mayor of the City of London, said in an interview.

    Bloomberg

  • The latter category will do nothing to improve the broader health of the financial industry as the "pariahs" will experience difficulty raising capital, leading to further industry consolidation.

    Media Sector and Stocks Analysis from Seeking Alpha

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