loosening (part of speech: verb)
secluding (part of speech: verb)
disbarring, extraditing, excommunicating, banishing, cordoning, expatriating, cloistering, evicting, deporting, exiling, ostracizing, eliminating, rejecting, isolating, blacklisting, expelling, ejecting, extirpating, blackballing, secluding, screening, ousting, sequestering, excluding, closeting, boycotting, confining, removing
separating (part of speech: verb)
scattering (part of speech: verb)
dissociating (part of speech: verb)
disengaging, uncoupling, alienating, disassociating, severing, divorcing, halving, dismantling, rupturing, disuniting, segregating, disconnecting, excising, disjoining, breaking, insulating, fragmenting, partitioning, rending, separating, parting, dissociating, splitting, cleaving, dividing, sundering
- " I will give you a better one, sir," said she, detaching one from her bouquet, and handing it to him. - "The Fortunes Of Glencore", Charles James Lever.
- Detaching Massena to the Piave, where the Austrian division of Lusignan were in observation, he himself determined to charge the Archduke in front. - "The History of Napoleon Buonaparte", John Gibson Lockhart.
- Hearing the singing, one of the officers looks around, and detaching a patrol enters the ruined house with the file of men, the body of soldiers marching on. - "The Dynasts An Epic-Drama Of The War With Napoleon, In Three Parts, Nineteen Acts, And One Hundred And Thirty Scenes", Thomas Hardy.