estrange


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Related to estrange: disaffect, regress
  • verb

Synonyms for estrange

to make distant, hostile, or unsympathetic

Synonyms for estrange

remove from customary environment or associations

arouse hostility or indifference in where there had formerly been love, affection, or friendliness

References in classic literature ?
Such an action would estrange the pair for ever from the Fynes.
and how many of those gentle souls do you degrade, estrange, torture, for the sake of a little loose arithmetic, and miserable dog-latin?
This second meeting might have been expected, one would have supposed, to estrange them still more.
In fact he might even, through all this, have been able to estrange me from my family, and no doubt he hoped to be restored to favour with them; to say nothing of revenging himself on me personally, for he has grounds for supposing that the honour and happiness of Sofya Semyonovna are very precious to me.