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alienate
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

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Definition
make one feel emotionally separated or unfriendly
  • It might alienate my protector.
    Chapters 107-108 (23% in)
  • Let me hasten to add," continued he, "that the testator, having only the right to alienate a part of his fortune, and having alienated it all, the will will not bear scrutiny, and is declared null and void."
    Chapters 73-74 (94% in)
  • Let me hasten to add," continued he, "that the testator, having only the right to alienate a part of his fortune, and having alienated it all, the will will not bear scrutiny, and is declared null and void."
    Chapters 73-74 (95% in)

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  • He had taken the silence of the old man for a return to reason; and now these few words uttered by Faria, after so painful a crisis, seemed to indicate a serious relapse into mental alienation.
    Chapters 17-18 (65% in)
  • He was sustained at first by that pride of conscious innocence which is the sequence to hope; then he began to doubt his own innocence, which justified in some measure the governor's belief in his mental alienation; and then, relaxing his sentiment of pride, he addressed his supplications, not to God, but to man.
    Chapters 15-16 (1% in)

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