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estrange
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The House of Mirth
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  • But, aside from this, she was keenly conscious of the way in which such an estrangement would react on herself.
  • But when Gerty stood at her side with the tea she pushed it away, and turned an estranged eye on the familiar room.
  • She believed in the sincerity of her friend’s affection, though it sometimes showed itself in self-interested ways, and she shrank with peculiar reluctance from any risk of estranging it.
  • Her real self had lain warm on his heart but a few hours earlier—what had he to do with this estranged and tranquil face which, for the first time, neither paled nor brightened at his coming?

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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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