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alienate
used in Jane Eyre

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Definition
make one feel emotionally separated or unfriendly
  • What alienates him from the house?
    Chapter 15 (62% in)
  • 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.
    Chapter 35 (12% in)

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  • 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.
    Chapter 21 (1% in)

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