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Definition of the verb estrange
What does estrange mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: estranged | estranging | estranges
- remove from customary environment or associations
- arouse hostility or indifference in where there had formerly been love, affection, or friendliness
- example: The performance is likely to estrange Sue
- lexical domain: Emotions - verbs of feeling
- synonyms of estrange: alienate / disaffect
- more generic words: alter / change / modify = cause to change; make different
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Alternative definition of the verb estrange
- [transitive] To cause to feel less close or friendly; alienate. To cease contact with (particularly of a family member or spouse, especially in form [term, estranged, lang=en]).
- [transitive] To remove from an accustomed place or set of associations.
- synonym: wean
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L'Estrange No Papist Nor Jesuite. Discussed in a Short Discourse Between Philo-L'Estrange and Pragmaticus (1681)
by Brome, Henry, Roger L'Estrange
Isay still the Papi/Z L'Estrange is a Papist; and whosoeverspeaks a good word os him is a Popeling, an Abettor os the Diabolical party, and an ill Commonwealths man. And if you say the Dukes Health may be drank 5 [affirm that such an ...
A Feast for the Eyes (2015)
Art, Performance, and the Late Medieval Banquet by Christina Normore
Like the modern French étrange or the English strange, estrange refers to both the unexpected and the foreign in relatively equal measure. Strangeness is never an absolute quality: something is strange only if something else is intimate.
The Ozone Project (1995)
by Philippe Saugier
Estrange is a remote, futuristic, confined, male, adult environment; the research teams spend long months there, working in the Arctic darkness: the unexpected arrival of young secondary school pupils had an enlivening effect, and it was this ...
The Pall Mall Budget (1878)
Being a Weekly Collection of Articles Printed in the Pall Mall Gazette from Day to Day, with a Summary of News
L'Estrange is an acute critic, an elegant writer, and an erudite historian.
A genealogical and heraldic dictionary of the landed gentry of Great Britain & Ireland for 1852 (1852)
by Sir Bernard Burke
L'ESTRANGE OF MOYSTOWN. L/Estbange, Henry-Peisley, Esq. of Moystown, in the King's County, Lieut.-Col. of the Militia, m. in 1817, Mary-Catherine, eldest dau. of the late Francis Bennett, Esq. of Thomastown, in the same county, and has, ...
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Scrabble value of E1S1T1R1A1N1G2E1
The value of this 8-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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