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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.
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.
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.
Unquestionably he stood aloof from the battle, watching its progress at a safe distance.
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
The son alone held himself aloof; he walked, according to custom, plunged in deep sorrow by the side of the coffin.
Was it good news that the woman that he had thoughtlessly deceived held herself aloof from him and above him?
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER

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