Sentence Examples


  • But there was a growing estrangement from Athens, which ended at length in an open breach.
  • 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.
  • But Berezowski's pistol shot, which accentuated the estrangement from the tsar, and the news of the death of Maximilian at Queretaro, cast a gloom over the later fetes.
  • The failure of the ministry, and the estrangement between King William and the Liberal party, opened to him the way to power.