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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of alienate.

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Examples

  • Bad: Governor Palin alienates or worse excites the Liberal base to come out and vote against Brown as a Palin stand in for her brand of conservatism.

    Ah, former Governor Palin? - Moe_Lane’s blog - RedState

  • Note, Sin alienates God's mind from the sinner, and justly, for it is the alienation of the sinner's mind from God; but woe, and a thousand woes, to those from whom God's mind is alienated; for whom he turns from he will turn against.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume IV (Isaiah to Malachi)

  • Tarver said the event already "alienates" some Aspen riders because it costs $25 to enter the criterium compared to only $5 for other cycling club events.

    Aspen Times - Top Stories

  • The union said the vote stems from what it calls Dr. Atwater's "flagrant disregard" for shared governance; "inappropriate and excessive spending" in tight budgetary times; a leadership style that "alienates" those on and off campus; and "poor decision-making."

    post-gazette.com - News

  • If a boy pretending to hump another boys face somehow "alienates" them then it wouldn't take much, would it?

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  • The foundation said in its letter that mentioning specific deities "alienates" non-Christians and nonbelievers.

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  • If a boy pretending to hump another boys face somehow "alienates" them then it wouldn't take much, would it?

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  • The foundation said in its letter that mentioning specific deities "alienates" non-Christians and nonbelievers.

    Merced Sun-Star: front

  • Since the Marines want out of Iraq, it’s really hard to see how getting out "alienates" the military.

    Let Me Know If You Go | ATTACKERMAN

  • I plugged my ears into the MP3 player, which I don’t do often because I feel it kind of alienates me from being wholly where I am, but I didn’t feel like being wholly where I was so it was ok.

    I wandered to the Glebe in the rain « knitnut.net

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