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estrange
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Persuasion
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  • It was a perpetual estrangement.
  • She had too old a regard for him to be so wholly estranged as might in two meetings extinguish every past hope, and leave him nothing to do but to keep away from Uppercross: but there was such a change as became very alarming, when such a man as Captain Wentworth was to be regarded as the probable cause.
  • There they exchanged again those feelings and those promises which had once before seemed to secure everything, but which had been followed by so many, many years of division and estrangement.

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  • He has been estranged from his parents since he told them he is gay.
  • In her attempt to reach out to moderates, she estranged the most passionate in her own party.

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