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alienate
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Jane Eyre
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  • What alienates him from the house?
  • Sympathies, I believe, exist (for instance, between far-distant, long-absent, wholly estranged relatives asserting, notwithstanding their alienation, the unity of the source to which each traces his origin) whose workings baffle mortal comprehension.
  • The night before he left home, happening to see him walking in the garden about sunset, and remembering, as I looked at him, that this man, alienated as he now was, had once saved my life, and that we were near relations, I was moved to make a last attempt to regain his friendship.

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  • Cry and whine and demand answers he’s not yet ready to give, further alienating him.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • Surely, that will alienate our people.
    Kiera Cass  --  The One

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