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Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Word Wednesday


pa⋅ri⋅ah

[puh-rahy-uh]

–noun
1. an outcast.
2. any person or animal that is generally despised or avoided.
3. (initial capital letter) a member of a low caste in southern India and Burma.

1. A social outcast: "Shortly Tom came upon the juvenile pariah of the village, Huckleberry Finn, son of the town drunkard" (Mark Twain).
2. An Untouchable.


This word speaks to me in so many ways and I am sure it will speak to all who read it.
I will try to keep this up posting one word a week :) any one who wants to join in please feel free to do so.

1 comment:

Margie said...

I always thought it was interesting how the word piriah and piranha were so similar. Just a random thought =)

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