estrange


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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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He deemed it best not to put his parents into communication with her by informing them of her address; and, being unaware of what had really happened to estrange the two, neither his father nor his mother suggested that he should do so.
If there'd been a divorce between mum and dad, the young person may decide they can't be friends with both, so estranges one.