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aloof
used in Romeo and Juliet

3 uses
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Definition
socially distant or uninterested in something that interests others — often thinking oneself superior to others
  • Give me thy torch, boy: hence, and stand aloof;— Yet put it out, for I would not be seen.
    5.3 — Act 5 Scene 3 — A churchyard; in it a Monument.... (1% in)
  • Give me the light; upon thy life I charge thee, Whate'er thou hear'st or seest, stand all aloof And do not interrupt me in my course.
    5.3 — Act 5 Scene 3 — A churchyard; in it a Monument.... (10% in)
  • He came with flowers to strew his lady's grave; And bid me stand aloof, and so I did: Anon comes one with light to ope the tomb; And by-and-by my master drew on him; And then I ran away to call the watch.
    5.3 — Act 5 Scene 3 — A churchyard; in it a Monument.... (92% in)

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