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Synonyms of aloof

Adjective


1. aloof, distant, upstage, reserved (vs. unreserved)

usage: remote in manner; "stood apart with aloof dignity"; "a distant smile"; "he was upstage with strangers"

Adverb


1. aloof

usage: in an aloof manner; "the local gentry and professional classes had held aloof for the school had accepted their sons readily enough"

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