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Word: unassuming

Definition: modest; Ex. the champion's unassuming manner


Sentences Containing 'unassuming'

``He is perfectly well behaved, polite, and unassuming,''said her uncle.
She was less handsome than her brother; but there was sense and good humor in her face, and her manners were perfectly unassuming and gentle.
``And with all this, how unassuming he is!
When I lighted my candles, he fell into meek transports with the room that was revealed to him; and when I heated the coffee in an unassuming block-tin vessel in which Mrs. Crupp delighted to prepare it (chiefly, I believe, because it was not intended for the purpose, being a shaving-pot, and because there was a patent invention of great price mouldering away in the pantry), he professed so much emotion, that I could joyfully have scalded him.
'You find us, Copperfield,' said Mr. Micawber, with one eye on Traddles, 'at present established, on what may be designated as a small and unassuming scale; but, you are aware that I have, in the course of my career, surmounted difficulties, and conquered obstacles.
Father Mapple rose, and in a mild voice of unassuming authority ordered the scattered people to condense.
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