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aloof
(adj)
ǝ-LOOF
Meaning

1. keeping apart from others

1st Sample Sentence

1. At university, I kept aloof from the other students in my residence, feeling that I had nothing in common with them.

2nd Meaning

2. reserved; unsociable

2nd Sample Sentence

2. He seems an aloof sort of character, but if you get to know him you'll find that he's really very friendly and down-to-earth.

Mnemonics

Aloof (ALOne in the rOOF), when some is alone in the roof, he is at distance from other members of house. aloof:aloo (potato)+f. u like aloo so mom keeps it "apart" for u. it is "reserved" for u

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