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Al-Sistani then successfully brokered a ceasefire before returning to his position of aloof authority.

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A bisexual, wig-wearing triathlete who was raised in poverty and became a social worker, Sinema is as famous on Capitol Hill for her funky clothes and aloof style as for any particular policy vision.

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Rodrigo has stayed professionally aloof about her personal life, letting the music do the talking.

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I seek companions for activities when the mood strikes and can be aloof.

Neutrinos are famously aloof particles, and questions remained over exactly how neutrinos transfer their energy to the star’s ordinary matter under the extreme conditions of a collapsing star.

Lawmakers were open about their displeasure with Pierson, who appeared aloof as she testified before them Tuesday morning.

They should ask themselves instead how anyone as bored and aloof as Barack Obama could bother himself to hate anything.

A Utah mother charged with killing six of her infant children was described as cold and aloof by a neighbor.

“She was always aloof, quiet, and never put out any effort to reciprocate,” Wall said.

I can see how it would make people come across as cagey or aloof.

No one could be on such terms with whites, and be at heart an Indian, they thought; so they held aloof from Ramona.

He stood aloof from Balliol, and, in spite of marked snubbing, steadily adhered to Edward.

So Piegan Smith and I stood aloof and watched the grim play, for the fate of a woman hung in the balance.

The images and pictures on the outside of the wall were made repellent, to keep strangers aloof.

Unquestionably he stood aloof from the battle, watching its progress at a safe distance.

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On this page you'll find 126 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to aloof, such as: detached, distant, haughty, indifferent, standoffish, and unresponsive.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.