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Every standoffish adult survived as a chick by this cuddling.
THREE LOVE STORIES ABOUT BIRDS THAT WILL DELIGHT YOUR HEARTLAURA ERICKSONNOVEMBER 6, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
In Google’s earliest days its co-founders were standoffish at best with journalists.
DOES ELON MUSK EVEN NEED A PR DEPARTMENT?ADAM LASHINSKYOCTOBER 8, 2020FORTUNE
Jack and Jill, the two biggest ones, they was a leetle mite standoffish and inclined to play it safe.
STEPSONS OF LIGHTEUGENE MANLOVE RHODES
He seemed to be extremely standoffish, cold from embarrassment, and proud from lack of graciousness.
ROYAL HIGHNESSTHOMAS MANN
His initial impression was he was a shade standoffish or not over effusive but it grew on him someway.
ULYSSESJAMES JOYCE
The meal ended, she rose and swept him a curtsey, neither over-friendly nor standoffish.
TWO SIDES OF THE FACEARTHUR THOMAS QUILLER-COUCH
I am sure I don't know what to think of the English students being "standoffish" with Americans.
VIRGINIAELLEN GLASGOW
Harvie, who was the only one of us left, said that Sir Arthur was as standoffish and superior as ever.
A HOUSE PARTY WITH THE TUCKER TWINSNELL SPEED
Not that she was still what he would have called "standoffish" with him.
WINNIE CHILDSC. N. WILLIAMSON
And she was cold and terribly standoffish when she did come.
THE TORCH AND OTHER TALESEDEN PHILLPOTTS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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