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alienate

  

      vb   tr  
1    to cause (a friend, sympathizer, etc.) to become indifferent, unfriendly, or hostile; estrange  
2    to turn away; divert  
to alienate the affections of a person     
3      (Law)   to transfer the ownership of (property, title, etc.) to another person  
  alienator      n  
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alienate

  
1    break off, disaffect, divert, divorce, estrange, make unfriendly, separate, set against, turn away, withdraw  
2      (Law)   abalienate, convey, transfer  

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