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Sample sentences for the GRE study word alienate

alienate can be used as a verb

1.O alienate from God, O spirit accurst. - from Paradise Lost by John Milton
2.Why should I risk an imprudent step It might alienate my protector. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
3.And they shall not sell of it, neither exchange, nor alienate the firstfruits of the land for it is holy unto the LORD. - from The King James Bible
4.For till then I was a soul in misery, alienate From God, and covetous of all earthly things Now, as thou seest, here punish'd for my doting. - from The Divine Comedy, Complete by Dante Alighieri
5.By a feudal law, the vassal could not alienate without the consent of his superior, who generally extorted a fine or composition on granting it. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
6.Let me hasten to add," continued he, "that the testator, having only the right to alienate a part of his fortune, and having alienated it all, the will will not bear scrutiny, and is declared null and void.. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
7."What alienates him from the hous. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
8.It is, in short, impossible for us to conjecture the causes or circumstances which may have alienated them, without actual blame on either side.. - from Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
9.As to this, his natural and not to be alienated inheritance, the messenger on horseback had exactly the same possessions as the King, the first Minister of State, or the richest merchant in London. - from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
10.And you, that were sometime alienated and enemies in your mind by wicked works, yet now hath he reconcile. - from The King James Bible
11.Natasha suddenly shrank into herself and involuntarily assumed an offhand air which alienated Princess Mary still more. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
12.These difficulties, indeed, with a heart so alienated from Lucy, might not press very hard upon his patience but melancholy was the state of the person by whom the expectation of family opposition and unkindness, could be felt as a relie. - from Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
13.So she discovered her whoredoms, and discovered her nakedness then my mind was alienated from her, like as my mind was alienated from her sister. - from The King James Bible
14.Having the understanding darkened, being alienated from the life of God through the ignorance that is in them, because of the blindness of their hear. - from The King James Bible
15.And the Babylonians came to her into the bed of love, and they defiled her with their whoredom, and she was polluted with them, and her mind was alienated from them. - from The King James Bible

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