Sentence Examples

  • But there was a growing estrangement from Athens, which ended at length in an open breach.
  • However, in view of the Shipton couple's unconventional estrangement, he wasn't sure what words might be appropriate.
  • In his attitude towards Arabi, the would-be saviour of Egypt, Abd-ul-Hamid showed less than his usual astuteness, and the resulting consolidation of England's hold over the country contributed still further to his estrangement from Turkey's old ally.
  • The causes of their subsequent estrangement are obscure, but it was possibly due to the empress's lavish expenditure in charity and church building, which endeared her to ecclesiastics but was a serious drain on the imperial finances.
  • Throughout the reign of Arcadius there was estrangement and jealousy between the two brothers or their governments.

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