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  • 121disunite — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. divide, separate, dissociate, estrange; see alienate , divide 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb 1. To become or cause to become apart one from another: break, detach, disjoin, disjoint, divide, divorce, part, separate,… …

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  • 122estrange — es·trange || ɪ streɪndÊ’ v. alienate, cause hostility, disaffect; separate, keep away …

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  • 123estranged — es·tranged || ɪ streɪndÊ’d adj. apart, separated (spouse, etc.); alienated, disaffected es·trange || ɪ streɪndÊ’ v. alienate, cause hostility, disaffect; separate, keep away …

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  • 124estranges — es·trange || ɪ streɪndÊ’ v. alienate, cause hostility, disaffect; separate, keep away …

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  • 125estranging — es·trange || ɪ streɪndÊ’ v. alienate, cause hostility, disaffect; separate, keep away …

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  • 126disaffected — adjective dissatisfied with those in authority and no longer willing to support them. Derivatives disaffectedly adverb disaffection noun Origin C17: past participle of disaffect, orig. in the sense dislike or disorder …

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  • 127alienate — v. a. 1. Abalienate, transfer, demise, consign, assign, convey, devolve, make over, deliver over. 2. Estrange, disaffect, wean, withdraw the affections of, make unfriendly …

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  • 128estrange — v. a. 1. Withdraw, withhold, keep away. 2. Divert, alienate, apply to a foreign purpose. 3. Disaffect, alienate, make unfriendly, make disaffected, destroy one s affections, turn away …

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  • 129alienate — 1 *transfer, convey, deed 2 *estrange, disaffect, wean Analogous words: convert, proselyte or proselytize (see corresponding nouns at CONVERT): *separate, part, sever, sunder, divorce Antonyms: unite: reunite Contrasted words: reconcile, conform …

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  • 130allure — vb *attract, captivate, charm, fascinate, enchant, bewitch Analogous words: *lure, entice, seduce: *invite, solicit, woo, court: beguile, delude (see DECEIVE) Antonyms: repel Contrasted words: alienate, *estrange, disaffect, wean: shun, avoid,… …

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  • 131conciliate — *pacify, appease, placate, propitiate, mollify Analogous words: arbitrate, adjudicate (see JUDGE vb): mediate, intervene (see INTERPOSE): persuade, prevail (see INDUCE): calm, tranquilize (see corresponding adjectives at CALM): adjust,… …

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  • 132divorce — vb *separate, sever, sunder, part, divide Analogous words: alienate, *estrange, wean, disaffect …

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  • 133wean — *estrange, alienate, disaffect Analogous words: *separate, part, divide, sunder, sever, divorce Antonyms: addict …

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  • 134antagonize — v 1. embitter, set against, alienate, estrange, disaffect. 2. oppose, dispute, contradict, counteract, be contrary to, turn against, turn upon; rival, compete with, vie; oppugn, struggle with, contend with, go up against. 3. annoy, irritate,… …

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  • 135distract — v 1. divert, draw away, turn aside, deflect, sidetrack, shunt; avert, switch, change course, Naut. jibe. 2. amuse, entertain, beguile, delight, gratify, interest, regale; occupy, engross, absorb, engage, abstract; relax, refresh, enliven;… …

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  • 136divide — v 1. cut, sever, dissever, split, rend, sunder, dispart, cleave, rive; bisect, halve, quarter, intersect; subdivide, compart, partition, repartition, demarcate. 2. separate, part, disconnect, detach, disjoin; diverge, branch, fork, open,… …

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  • 137estrange — v 1. alienate, disaffect, harden the heart, make indifferent or averse or hostile, destroy one s affections; antagonize, set or pit against, set by the ears, set at odds or variance; separate, come between, divide, cut off or apart, disunite,… …

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  • 138separate — v 1. part, divide, space, interspace, space out, set at intervals, set or keep apart; disentangle, pull apart, disconnect, disengage, disarticulate, uncouple, unyoke, disunite; intersect, bisect. 2. come between, intervene, interfere, interlope,… …

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  • 139shake — v 1. vibrate, rattle, chatter; convulse, corn move, twitch, vellicate, toss and turn; shimmy, wiggle, rock, bounce, bob, dance, (both of dice) roll, toss; swing, sway, oscillate, wave, roll. 2. tremble, quiver, twitter, trill; pulsate, pulse,… …

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  • 140split — v 1. divide, separate, break, break up, part, disjoin, disjoint, break asunder; rive, halve, bisect, cut in two, partition, dichotomize, Obs. dimidiate; sever, dissever, rend, abscind, sunder; dissect, anatomize, divorce, disband, go separate… …

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