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Definitions of modest:

part of speech: adjective

Held back by a sense of what is fit and proper; retiring, rather than pushing oneself forward; chaste.

part of speech: adjective

Restrained by a due sense of propriety; not forward or bold; unobtrusive; diffident; becoming; not excessive; reasonable; not lewd; chaste.

part of speech: adverb

Modestly.

part of speech: adjective

Restrained by a due sense of propriety: not forward: decent: chaste: pure and delicate, as thoughts or language: moderate.

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