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I’m truly fearful he’ll get the idea that you estrange from a family member as easily as you throw away a napkin.

This means that almost 70 million people in the United States report being estranged from a family member.

Spears has been under this arrangement since early 2008, when — in the wake of a highly publicized stretch of erratic behavior and two involuntary psychiatric holds — her then-estranged father was named co-conservator, alongside a lawyer.

This, combined with the Lucas’ impending reunion with long-estranged family members who are coming to see her perform, provides just enough drama to give the movie a touch of narrative.

Even if his siblings, back home and estranged from their father, sometimes looked at his relationship with envy, Tyler describes a dynamic that could hardly be considered paternal.

Numerous reasons, of which I guess part, perhaps estrange you from it, and perhaps also the book does not please you.

Men knew not even whether it were round or flat; and the unplumbed sea could still estrange.

All that Murray's policy seemed to have really done was to estrange from her the English Catholics.

She flashed at him indignantly, "You wish to estrange me from my family, from my sister Caroline."

Because, miserable slave, you cherish the mad hope of beguiling me yourself, you do your utmost to estrange me from your master.


On this page you'll find 47 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to estrange, such as: alienate, divorce, alien, antagonize, disaffect, and disunify.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.