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At the risk of sounding immodest, most assembly Republican leaders had to run to keep up with me.
KEVIN MCCARTHY’S GAMBLE ON A “BIG TENT” GOPLISSANDRA VILLAAPRIL 23, 2021TIME
In the first three months of 2021, Hawley’s fundraising numbers were immodest.
HOW THE INTERNET IS EMPOWERING POLITICIANS, WRITERS AND PORN STARS AT THE EXPENSE OF INSTITUTIONSPHILIP BUMPAPRIL 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
This is going to sound very immodest, but I had one success after another, academically.
THE CHARMED LIFE OF FRANK WILCZEK - ISSUE 98: MINDNELL FREUDENBERGERMARCH 17, 2021NAUTILUS
Aishca, expressed her opinion that the thing would be immodest and dangerous.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
One very immodest angel is supposed to be the portrait of the Duchess of Alba, who was famed for her numerous intrigues.
THE HISTORY OF MODERN PAINTING, VOLUME 1 (OF 4)RICHARD MUTHER
You saw nothing on public stages but indecent harlequinades, dirty and scandalous intrigue, foul jests, immodest loves.
THE MEMOIRS OF COUNT CARLO GOZZI; VOLUME THE FIRSTCOUNT CARLO GOZZI
Where would indecent costumes, immodest dances, equivocal friendships be, if brothers were more frequent advisers?
THE HEARTH-STONESAMUEL OSGOOD
He shared the feelings of the delightful lady who remarked that in her opinion it was immodest to go abroad without gloves.
FROM THE EASY CHAIR, SERIES 2GEORGE WILLIAM CURTIS
This seems an immodest requirement in a world where one good is hardly to be got without renunciation of another.
GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. III (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
At that precise moment Bones was winding up a most immodest recital of his accomplishments with a less immodest footnote.
THE KEEPERS OF THE KING'S PEACEEDGAR WALLACE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO IMMODEST

  • ambitious
  • cavalier
  • condescending
  • disdainful
  • grandiose
  • haughty
  • high-minded
  • immodest
  • insolent
  • overbearing
  • patronizing
  • pretentious
  • proud
  • snooty
  • supercilious
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