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aliening

verb
present participle of alien

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1 to cause to change from friendly or loving to unfriendly or uncaring
  • such angry outbursts will rapidly alien any friends you might possibly have left

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2 to give over the legal possession or ownership of
  • the couple plans to alien the adjoining house lot to their eldest son

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“Aliening.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/aliening. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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