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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Speaking, dressing or behaving in a way that is considered correct or proper. Also: Limited in size, amount or aim.

Usage examples (41)
  • A modest garden contains, for those who know how to look and to wait, more instruction than a library.
  • Comfortable but modest cottages
  • A modest salary
  • A modest apartment for more
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