make inimical
index alienate (estrange), disaffect

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • inimical — [[t]ɪnɪ̱mɪk(ə)l[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ, usu ADJ to n Conditions that are inimical to something make it difficult for that thing to exist or do well. [FORMAL] ...a false morality that is inimical to human happiness. ...goals inimical to… …   English dictionary

  • To make friends with — Friend Friend (fr[e^]nd), n. [OR. frend, freond, AS. fre[ o]nd, prop. p. pr. of fre[ o]n, fre[ o]gan, to love; akin to D. vriend friend, OS. friund friend, friohan to love, OHG. friunt friend, G. freund, Icel. fr[ae]ndi kinsman, Sw. fr[ a]nde.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disaffect — I verb alienate, antagonize, cause a rift, cause dislike, cause hostility, come between, destroy the affection of, disenchant, disfavor, disillusion, disoblige, dissatisfy, disunite, divide, envenom, estrange, incense, irritate, make discontented …   Law dictionary

  • alienate — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. estrange, make hostile; turn off (inf.). See discord. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. estrange, turn away, set against, disaffect, distance, withdraw the affections of, antagonize, make unfriendly, come… …   English dictionary for students

  • alienate — alien·ate / ā lē ə ˌnāt/ vt at·ed, at·ing [Latin alienare, from alienus not one s own]: to give away or sell (property or a property right) to another will not sell, transfer, assign, hypothecate or otherwise alienate any of his voting shares… …   Law dictionary

  • distract — v 1. divert, draw away, turn aside, deflect, sidetrack, shunt; avert, switch, change course, Naut. jibe. 2. amuse, entertain, beguile, delight, gratify, interest, regale; occupy, engross, absorb, engage, abstract; relax, refresh, enliven;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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  • Judaism — /jooh dee iz euhm, day , deuh /, n. 1. the monotheistic religion of the Jews, having its ethical, ceremonial, and legal foundation in the precepts of the Old Testament and in the teachings and commentaries of the rabbis as found chiefly in the… …   Universalium

  • presidency of the United States of America — ▪ United States government Introduction  chief executive office of the United States. In contrast to many countries with parliamentary forms of government, where the office of president, or head of state, is mainly ceremonial, in the United… …   Universalium

  • Belgium — • Information on the history, education, and cemeteries of the country Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Belgium     Belgium     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

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