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alienate
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David Copperfield
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  • I was not made the less so by my sense of being daily more and more shut out and alienated from my mother.
  • Such opportunities as I have been enabled to alienate from my domestic duties, I have devoted to corresponding at some length with my family.
  • ’Though harrowing to myself to mention, the alienation of Mr. Micawber (formerly so domesticated) from his wife and family, is the cause of my addressing my unhappy appeal to Mr. Traddles, and soliciting his best indulgence.

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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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