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alienate
used in Black Like Me

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make one feel emotionally separated or unfriendly
  • If he succeeded, he was an alienated marginal man—alienated from the strength of his culture and from fellow black men, and never able, of course, to become that imitation white man because he bore the pigment that made the white man view him as intrinsically other.
  • If he succeeded, he was an alienated marginal man—alienated from the strength of his culture and from fellow black men, and never able, of course, to become that imitation white man because he bore the pigment that made the white man view him as intrinsically other.

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