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You have taken your disappointment and magnified it into a blooming estrangement.
ASK AMY: FAMILY MEMBER WANTED TO ZOOM TO A WEDDINGAMY DICKINSONSEPTEMBER 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In other words, you proceed in such a manner that puts the responsibility for their next familial estrangement precisely where it belongs.
CAROLYN HAX: FATHER AND STEPMOTHER OBJECT TO GIRLFRIEND BECAUSE SHE’S ‘HEAVY’CAROLYN HAXSEPTEMBER 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
For income, Lala braids hair along the beach, estranged from Wilma, who has sniffed the corruption on Adan and turned her face away.
‘HOW THE ONE-ARMED SISTER SWEEPS HER HOUSE,’ BY CHERIE JONES, IS A STUNNING DEBUTHAMILTON CAINFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
As you've noted, often these estrangements carry on through generations.
ASK AMY: ELEVATOR RIDER WORRIES COVID IS ‘GOING UP’AMY DICKINSONDECEMBER 27, 2020WASHINGTON POST
That not only includes you in any further estrangement he chooses, but also increases the likelihood he’ll choose it.
CAROLYN HAX: HOW TO GAUGE A BROTHER’S DISTANCECAROLYN HAXDECEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Absolute estrangement had followed the birth of their child nearly twenty years ago.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Though Castiglione thus brought him fresh honours, it nearly caused an estrangement between him and his chief.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Marmont indignantly refused to go in such a capacity, and a permanent estrangement nearly took place.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
These discussions ended in an estrangement, for some time, between the two cronies.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
There was a scene, however, which particularly marked the moment when in the life of this husband and wife estrangement began.
JUANAHONORE DE BALZAC
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WORDS RELATED TO ESTRANGEMENT

  • alienation
  • apostasy
  • backsliding
  • deficiency
  • dereliction
  • desertion
  • disaffection
  • disloyalty
  • disownment
  • divorce
  • estrangement
  • failing
  • failure
  • faithlessness
  • forsaking
  • lack
  • parting
  • rebellion
  • recreance
  • rejection
  • repudiation
  • retreat
  • revolt
  • separation
  • severance
  • tergiversation
  • withdrawal
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