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Definition of "modestly" []

  • In a modest manner. (adverb)

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Use "modestly" in a sentence
  • "[Illustration] _The Real Japan_ is the title modestly given by Mr. HENRY NORMAN to his book published by FISHER UNWIN."
  • "It is not a connected and systematic biography; it omits many points of interest, especially the steps of his early successes and mental development; but it is the brightest conceivable picture of himself and his surroundings -- "scenes and thoughts perhaps worthy of memory," as the title modestly puts it -- told with inimitable ease and graphic power."
  • "It is not a connected and systematic biography; it omits many points of interest, especially the steps of his early successes and mental development; but it is the brightest conceivable picture of himself and his surroundings ” “scenes and thoughts perhaps worthy of memory,” as the title modestly puts it ” told with inimitable ease and graphic power."
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