Cause (someone) to be no longer close or affectionate to someone; alienate: are you deliberately seeking to estrange your readers?
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- His language deliberately estranges the modern reader from the customary historical accounts of the past, exposing a revisionist view of America.
- A consequence of his broken marriage was the apparent attempt by his ex-wife to estrange his son from him, hence his over-indulgence of Carl's gambling habits.
- Their relations ultimately further estrange him from his Jewish wife.
alienate, antagonize, turn away, drive away, distance;
sever, set at odds with;
drive a wedge between (oneself and)
Words that rhyme with estrangearrange, change, counterchange, exchange, grange, interchange, Lagrange, mange, part-exchange, range, short-change, strange
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