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synonyms for humble pie

  • crow
  • dirt
  • pride
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Sick, trembling, her beautiful face humble and tearful enough now, she bent it on his shoulder in a shower of bitter tears.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Having achieved this feat he sighed again, and applied himself assiduously to the pie.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
This man by hard, manual labor makes only enough to pay for humble shelter and plain food.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
He at once bowed himself to the ground in gratitude, and in words of the most humble sort returned his thanks.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
In my humble opinion the Railway Commissioners have done much useful work and done it well.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
He was a weaver in humble life till his self-acquired attainments attracted patronage.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
He had followed to his humble home the aged man who had that morning paid his substance into the bank.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Say to the king, and to the queen: Humble yourselves, sit down: for the crown of your glory is come down from your head.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
And whosoever shall exalt himself shall be humbled: and whosoever shall humble himself shall be exalted.
HIS LAST WEEKWILLIAM E. BARTON
In my humble opinion, the formation of three large systems—a Northern, a Midland and a Southern—was the desirable course to adopt.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
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