Example sentences for: alienate

How can you use “alienate” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • On This Week , George Stephanopoulos notes that America's apparent involvement in East Timor will only serve to further alienate the isolationist Buchanan from the Republican mainstream.

  • It is almost too irresistible to wonder: Did Nixon serve up his sympathetic testimony because he knew it would alienate the jury and give Deep Throat what he, Nixon, deemed his just deserts?

  • Felicity didn't just alienate Noel and her best friend and land herself a boyfriend who gives every sign of being a sleazebag (and whom one hopes she'll slough off within an episode or two).

  • Should I possibly go against my faith to support my son by attending a pagan rite, or should I alienate my son because of my own religious beliefs?

  • We don't work closely together but, then again, I wouldn't want to hurt or alienate the only person in my office whom I really like.


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