Thesaurus / humble
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
Like people, sometimes you can have an exceptional storm arise from very humble origins.
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A humble microchip in the early 1960s would have boasted a handful of transistors.
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They’re not the only ones trying to boost the functionality of the humble brick.
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These ad units are much less annoying than other video types, but they’re also cost-effective tools that drive upper-funnel and bottom-funnel goals for companies with humble ad budgets.
Despite its humble beginnings, Urban Dictionary has made quite a name for itself and continues to grow, with new entries every day.
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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
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.
He was a weaver in humble life till his self-acquired attainments attracted patronage.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
WORDS RELATED TO HUMBLE
- bear down
- beat down
- break in
- get the better of
- get the upper hand
- get under control
- put down
- shut down
- tone down
- triumph over
- bowing down
- having cold feet
- little known
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