They are a group of stubbornly insular farming people.
Although she was too young, she was given special dispensation to sing.
He was furious about this intrusion into his private life.
I asked her to be my wife and was rebuffed in no uncertain terms.
There has been an increase in year-end discretionary bonuses.
They were courteous but faintly aloof.
My son’s success was a great gratification.
The stove consumed a prodigious amount of fuel.
He was stigmatized in fashion by the people.