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Word: estranged

Definition: separated; alienated; V. estrange: alienate (people in a family); N. estrangement


Sentences Containing 'estranged'

'But, my dear Sir, though estranged (by the force of circumstances over which I have had no control) from the personal society of the friend and companion of my youth, I have not been unmindful of his soaring flight.
(David Morse), Jim's estranged father; and Mel (Lois Smith) and Bub (M. Emmet Walsh), Cindy's paternal aunt and uncle.
(She mentions that she had a daughter, but when she lost the daughter or they were estranged is not detailed.)
At the time of the murder, Bayley's estranged wife still lived in the home.
Brereton became estranged with Harry around the same time, due to a marriage that he entered into against his father's wishes.
Bush portrayed Simon Trivette, an estranged brother of James Trivette (Clarence Gilyard), and is considered one of the most memorable episodes in the series.
By the following July, White became estranged from her biological parents.
Deepak (Anjan Dutt) and Anasuya (Rupa Ganguly) are an estranged couple, now leading separate lives in Cuttack and Bombay.
Estranged from her kin and kith, and suffering untold loneliness, Fei Er regrets losing herself for the sake of fame and fortune.
Except for secret trips to see her mother when her father was out of the house, Laing was estranged from her family and struggling to survive economically.
Ghent gradually became estranged from the radical political movement, turning his attention to the history of the American West. He would be the author of three monographs on the topic.
Green's estranged son Hunter died of a drug overdose in Dallas, Texas on January 22, 2010.
Greene, who claims to be innocent, wants his estranged wife, Samantha “Sam” Greene to take over his illegal activities, which include money counterfeiting and drug and alcohol trafficking.
He is estranged from our eldest son and daughter, he has no pride in his twins, he looks with an eye of coldness even on the unoffending stranger who last became a member of our circle.
He won pole vault at the Olympic Boycott Games, but following the 1980 US Olympic boycott Hintnaus became estranged and represented Brazil instead, from 1983.
His father left the family when Owen was three years old, and despite a brief reconciliation when Owen was nineteen, the two have remained estranged.
However, Chauhan and Khan separated a year later, bringing about a reconciliation between the estranged parents and daughter.
However, Nailea has been estranged from her mother since she was 12.
In 2005, she was cast in the ABC series, "Grey's Anatomy", as Dr. Addison Montgomery, the estranged spouse of Derek Shepherd ("Dr. McDreamy", played by Patrick Dempsey).
In addition, Buchman described Webber's retirement as an attempt to reconcile with his estranged wife, but leads to emotional devastation at the realization that she had moved on with a different man.
In his autobiography, David Cassidy said he did not support his then-estranged daughter's attempt at a music career, saying she was too young and had not yet 'paid her dues.'
In the battle's aftermath, it is revealed that Jeremiah remains locked in his isolated mental state, and that Galt was actually Stave's son, though the two had become estranged by Stave's repudiation of The Masters.
It stars Tom Cruise as Ray Ferrier, a divorced dock worker estranged from his children (Dakota Fanning and Justin Chatwin) and living separately from them.
It turns out that he is her estranged father.
Julius later came under the fraudulent influence of Philipp Sömmering and Anne Marie Schulfermanns (nicknamed "Schlüter-Liese") and estranged from his wife.
Kaka once saved the life of maharaja of Mysore from an estranged elephant and as a favour the maharaja had promised Kaka that he would help him whenever he asked for.
Kelly O'Brien (portrayed by Reiko Aylesworth), comes home after serving her time in the U.S. Army, to an estranged daughter, Molly, and her awaiting husband, Tim.
Lawrence leaves his theatre tour to return to his family's estate in Blackmoor where he has an uneasy reunion with his estranged father, Sir John Talbot (Anthony Hopkins).
Martha was estranged from her husband until shortly before his death in 1828.
Nate Phelps, an atheist and estranged son of Fred Phelps, the founder of the fringe group, Westboro Baptist Church, supported Reason Rally and was among the event's speakers.
Nine years later he was called up, for which he blamed his father, a military veteran, and from whom he would remain estranged until the latter's death.
One night, while Son is researching his gambling system, the boys' estranged mother arrives to announce that their estranged father (from whom she has long been divorced) has just died.
Princet became estranged from the group after his wife left him for André Derain.
Ray Ferrier (Tom Cruise) is a divorced crane operator at a New Jersey port, estranged from his children.
Sam learns that Terry had a daughter with Snow’s estranged wife, Alicia; that Terry did indeed murder Snow; and that Kelly only confessed to the murder because he was paid off and dying of cancer.
Say but one affectionate word to me, and tell me there is nothing angry or estranged between us, and I will detain you no longer.''
She became estranged from her family after divorcing her first husband (and leaving behind a son) to marry Adler's father.
She persuaded the group to record the song while it was still an estranged demo recording, surprisingly created by a studio percussionist for the Sugar Hill Gang.
She was perhaps best known as the estranged wife of silent film star Rudolph Valentino. Early life and career.
Stephanie and Ann had been estranged since Stephanie was abused by her father and Ann did nothing to stop it.
Stephen and his Father have been estranged ever since and do not speak to each other to this day.
The estranged brothers are in their 80's now (2011).
The Keane Edge was a gossip column written by Terry Keane, a fashion journalist and estranged wife of former Chief Justice of Ireland, Ronan Keane.
The series centers on two estranged half-brothers Nathan and Lucas Scott whom are both put on the same basketball team jeopardizing Nathan's position as the star player.
The two are estranged because of Otis' serial infidelity and abandonment of Delmore's mother when Delmore was a child.
The university said that Olsen and his son were estranged and that Olsen grew more dependent on his friends at the university in his last years.
Under the leadership of Suikakaju, the Elder's rival and lover of his estranged wife, the Queen of Demons, they hatch a series of plots to try to capture the "Chōjin", most of which go horribly wrong.
When Raju chooses his lifelong friends over wife and son, Ramu decides to bring the estranged couple together, but thanks to the villainous Sarwan Kumar (K.N.Singh), he has to sacrifice his life.
When the Zamarons discovered that she was in love with Green Lantern, a servant of their estranged friends, the Guardians of the Universe, they sent her to defeat Green Lantern in battle as Star Sapphire.
Zoli, his mother's estranged boyfriend, starts to harass Lucas, prompting him to skip school and takes long bus rides in attempts to find his mother.
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