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'humble'

Overview of verb humble
1. humble -- (cause to be unpretentious; "This experience will humble him")

2. humiliate, mortify, chagrin, humble, abase -- (cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of; "He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss")


Overview of adj humble
1. humble, low, lowly, modest, small -- (low or inferior in station or quality; "a humble cottage"; "a lowly parish priest"; "a modest man of the people"; "small beginnings")

2. humble -- (marked by meekness or modesty; not arrogant or prideful; "a humble apology"; "essentially humble...and self-effacing, he achieved the highest formal honors and distinctions"- B.K.Malinowski)

3. humble, menial, lowly -- (used of unskilled work (especially domestic work))

4. base, baseborn, humble, lowly -- (of low birth or station (`base' is archaic in this sense); "baseborn wretches with dirty faces"; "of humble (or lowly) birth")



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