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upstage
n. the rear part of the stage
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upstage
v. steal the show, draw attention to oneself away from someone else; "When the dog entered the stage, he upstaged the actress"
upstage
v. move upstage, forcing the other actors to turn away from the audience
upstage
v. treat snobbishly, put in one's place
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upstage
adv. at or toward the rear of the stage; "the dancers were directed to move upstage"
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upstage, distant, aloof
adj. remote in manner; "stood apart with aloof dignity"; "a distant smile"; "he was upstage with strangers"
upstage
adj. of the back half of a stage; "she crossed to the upstage chair forcing the lead to turn his back to the audience"
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offish, standoffish
adj. lacking cordiality; unfriendly; "a standoffish manner"
shy
adj. easily startled or frightened
nonchalant, insouciant, casual
adj. marked by blithe unconcern; "an ability to interest casual students"; "showed a casual disregard for cold weather"; "an utterly insouciant financial policy"; "an elegantly insouciant manner"; "drove his car with nonchalant abandon"; "was polite in a teasing nonchalant manner"
uninvolved, detached, degage
adj. showing lack of emotional involvement; "adopted a degage pose on the arm of the easy chair"- J.S.Perelman; "she may be detached or even unfeeling but at least she's not hypocritically effusive"; "an uninvolved bystander"
terse, laconic, curt, crisp
adj. brief and to the point; effectively cut short; "a crisp retort"; "a response so curt as to be almost rude"; "the laconic reply; `yes'"; "short and terse and easy to understand"
unfriendly
adj. not disposed to friendship or friendliness; "an unfriendly coldness of manner"; "an unfriendly action to take"
inhospitable
adj. not hospitable; "they are extremely inhospitable these days"; "her greeting was cold and inhospitable"
swaggering, supercilious, sniffy, prideful, overbearing, lordly, imperious, haughty, disdainful
adj. having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy; "some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines"; "haughty aristocrats"; "his lordly manners were offensive"; "walked with a prideful swagger"; "very sniffy about breaches of etiquette"; "his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air"; "a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer
quiet
adj. of the sun characterized by a low level of surface phenomena like sunspots e.g.
withdrawn, reclusive, recluse
adj. withdrawn from society; seeking solitude; "lived an unsocial reclusive life"
unsociable
adj. not inclined to society or companionship; "an unsociable nature...shy and reserved"; "generally unsociable except with intimate friends"; "unsociable behavior"; "an unsociable neighborhood"
taciturn
adj. habitually reserved and uncommunicative
distant, chilly
adj. "relations were cool and polite"
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formal, cool
adj. (reserved)
diffident
adj. showing modest reserve; "she was diffident when offering a comment on the professor's lecture"
withdrawn, indrawn
adj. tending to reserve or introspection; "a quiet indrawn man"
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remote, distant
adj. far apart in relevance or relationship or kinship ; "a distant cousin"; "a remote relative"; "a distant likeness"; "considerations entirely removed (or remote) from politics"
intimate, familiar
adj. having mutual interests or affections; of established friendship; "on familiar terms"; "pretending she is on an intimate footing with those she slanders"
downstage
adj. of the front half of a stage
downstage
adv. at or toward the front of the stage; "the actors moved further and further downstage"
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Parts Of Speech
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  • Verbs
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  • Adverbs
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  • Adjectives
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Relationships
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  • Synonyms
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  • Antonyms
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