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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.
WHAT DOES KYRSTEN SINEMA WANT?CHARLOTTE ALTEROCTOBER 2, 2021TIME
Rodrigo has stayed professionally aloof about her personal life, letting the music do the talking.
HOW OLIVIA RODRIGO BECAME AMERICA’S BIGGEST NEW POP STARRAISA BRUNERMAY 24, 2021TIME
I seek companions for activities when the mood strikes and can be aloof.
TO POD OR NOT TO POD?TOM SOMMERSFEBRUARY 23, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
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.
SECRET INGREDIENT FOUND TO POWER SUPERNOVASTHOMAS LEWTONJANUARY 21, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
No one could be on such terms with whites, and be at heart an Indian, they thought; so they held aloof from Ramona.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
He stood aloof from Balliol, and, in spite of marked snubbing, steadily adhered to Edward.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
So Piegan Smith and I stood aloof and watched the grim play, for the fate of a woman hung in the balance.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The images and pictures on the outside of the wall were made repellent, to keep strangers aloof.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
Unquestionably he stood aloof from the battle, watching its progress at a safe distance.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
After that Pike was a little more cautious, and kept aloof for a time; but Val knew that he was still watched on occasion.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ALOOF

  • aloof
  • away
  • beyond
  • distant
  • elusive
  • far
  • far-off
  • faraway
  • impassable
  • impervious
  • impracticable
  • insurmountable
  • not at hand
  • out-of-the-way
  • remote
  • unachievable
  • unapproachable
  • unattainable
  • unavailable
  • unfeasible
  • ungettable
  • unobtainable
  • unreachable
  • unrealizable
  • unworkable
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