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alienate
used in The House of the Seven Gables

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Definition
make one feel emotionally separated or unfriendly
  • This course of conduct had alienated the old bachelor's affection, once strongly fixed upon him.
    Chapter 21 — The Departure (21% in)
  • It has been alienated from the Pyncheons these four-score years; but the Judge had kept it in his eye, and had set his heart on reannexing it to the small demesne still left around the Seven Gables; and now, during this odd fit of oblivion, the fatal hammer must have fallen, and transferred our ancient patrimony to some alien possessor.
    Chapter 18 — Governor Pyncheon (19% in)

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