untouchable


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Synonyms for untouchable

belongs to lowest social and ritual class in India

beyond the reach of criticism or attack or impeachment

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impossible to assail

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forbidden to the touch

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( especially used in traditional Hindu belief of the lowest caste or castes) defiling

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not capable of being obtained

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