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English verb: disaffect

1. disaffect (emotion) arouse hostility or indifference in where there had formerly been love, affection, or friendliness

SamplesShe alienated her friends when she became fanatically religious.

ExamplesThe performance is likely to disaffect Sue

Synonymsalien, alienate, estrange

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify

Narrower (hyponym)drift apart, drift away, wean

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