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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

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The prince hardly knew anything, for this was the first informant from the household whom he had met since the estrangement.
Children of the same family, the same blood, with the same first associations and habits, have some means of enjoyment in their power, which no subsequent connexions can supply; and it must be by a long and unnatural estrangement, by a divorce which no subsequent connexion can justify, if such precious remains of the earliest attachments are ever entirely outlived.
In the tacit agreement of husband and wife to keep their estrangement a secret they behaved as would have been ordinary.
The cessation from writing and studying, the death of Brissenden, and the estrangement from Ruth had made a big hole in his life; and his life refused to be pinned down to good living in cafes and the smoking of Egyptian cigarettes.
My heart was heavy that morning: I felt the unacknowledged estrangement that had grown up between us very keenly.
Hargrave, who, if equally benighted on the subject of our estrangement, saw at least that her daughter was behaving very improperly, 'I must insist upon your leaving the room
Margaret, though unable to understand her sister, was assured against estrangement, and returned to London with a more peaceful mind.
The partners themselves were uncommunicative; even Whiskey Dick, who since his remarkable social elevation had become less oracular, much to his own astonishment, contributed nothing to the gossip except a suggestion that as the fiery temper of George Kearney brooked no opposition, even from his brother, it was better they should separate before the estrangement became serious.
This concept is also woven throughout Pretty's book - the effects of placelessness or estrangements on our world, and how to reinvigorate sense of place in order to move towards environmental stewardship.
These time-tested ties should not succumb to any fleeting estrangements," Geo News quoted Haqqani, as saying.