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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.
BRITNEY SPEARS REQUESTS TERMINATION OF HER CONSERVATORSHIP: ‘IT’S EMBARRASSING AND IT’S DEMORALIZING’ASHLEY FETTERSJUNE 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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.
TRANS PERFORMERS BLEND SUCCESS, VISIBILITY IN TWO NEW DOCSJOHN PAUL KINGMAY 27, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
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.
TYLER MAHAN COE CREATED THE ‘WAR AND PEACE’ OF COUNTRY MUSIC PODCASTS. SURRENDER TO IT.GEOFF EDGERSAPRIL 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Numerous reasons, of which I guess part, perhaps estrange you from it, and perhaps also the book does not please you.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, HIS LIFETHOPHILE GAUTIER
Men knew not even whether it were round or flat; and the unplumbed sea could still estrange.
THE AGE OF ERASMUSP. S. ALLEN
All that Murray's policy seemed to have really done was to estrange from her the English Catholics.
HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH PEOPLEJOHN RICHARD GREEN
She flashed at him indignantly, "You wish to estrange me from my family, from my sister Caroline."
ROMANCE OF ROMAN VILLASELIZABETH W. (ELIZBETH WILLIAMS) CHAMPNEY
Because, miserable slave, you cherish the mad hope of beguiling me yourself, you do your utmost to estrange me from your master.
ARACHNE, COMPLETEGEORG EBERS
She dwelt on a difference of opinion now existing between her and my father—“it might estrange them seriously.”
JASPER LYLEHARRIET WARD
Montmorency had requited her good services with ingratitude, repeatedly endeavouring to estrange Francis from her.
THE TALES OF THE HEPTAMERON, VOL. I. (OF V.)MARGARET, QUEEN OF NAVARRE
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WORDS RELATED TO ESTRANGE

  • alienate
  • disband
  • disconnect
  • disengage
  • disjoin
  • disjoint
  • dissociate
  • dissolve
  • divide
  • divorce
  • estrange
  • part
  • separate
  • sever
  • sunder
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