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Modest

If a man knew anything, he would sit in a corner and be modest;  but he is such an ignorant peacock, that he goes bustling up and down and hits on extraordinary discoveries.  (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

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Definition:

Modest (adj.)  :  having or showing a moderate or humble estimate of one's merits, importance, etc.;  free from vanity;  free from ostentation or showy extravagance.

Synonyms  :  unpretentious, unobtrusive, unaffected, reasonable, unassuming, retiring, virtuous.

Scrabble Value:

M = 3 points
O = 1 point
D = 2 points
E = 1 point
S = 1 point
T = 1 point

Modest is worth at least 9 points in the game of scrabble.

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15 December 2012 07:01

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