- When she was most ardently singing hymns or planning deviltry she yet seemed gently aloof and critical.
- She put her hand to her mouth, her forefinger and thumb quite painfully pinching her lower lip, and frowned, and enjoyed being aloof.
- The place was crowded with Scandinavian farmwives, standing aloof in shawls and ancient fawn-colored leg o’ mutton jackets, awaiting the return of their lords.
- Stately and aloof among vainglorious tiring-maids, a queen in robes that murmured on the marble floor, she trod the gallery of a crumbling palace.
- He was the first man in town who had not been sensitive enough to feel Carol’s aloofness.
- VII It was in the Villa Margherita, by the palms of the Charleston Battery and the metallic harbor, that her aloofness melted.
- The Haydocks themselves kept aloof, but the others tolerated him.
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- People who don’t know her, think she is aloof from the rest of the team, but she is just focused on the game.
- She focuses on her work and is aloof from office politics.
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