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  • adv.in a modest manner
  • adv.within reasonable limits

synonyms for modestly

  • humbly
  • plainly
  • quietly
  • simply
  • bashfully
  • chastely
  • demurely
  • diffidently
  • purely
  • retiringly
  • shyly
  • unassumingly
  • unobtrusively
  • unpresumptuously
  • unpretentiously
  • virtuously
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antonyms for modestly

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  • boastfully
  • boldly
  • immodestly
  • pretentiously
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How to use modestly in a sentence

Jos Hermens, the agent who represents both Eliud Kipchoge and Kenenisa Bekele, told me that Kipchoge got a big boost from the original Vaporflys, while Bekele got a much more modest one.
SEEKING THE FASTEST SHOE IN THE POST-VAPORFLY ERAALEX HUTCHINSONNOVEMBER 17, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
On the housing production side, we want to make sure that some reasonable and modest improvements on how we are allowing housing production to actually take place are afforded.
SACRAMENTO REPORT: 5 QUESTIONS FOR SAN DIEGO’S NEW ASSEMBLYMANVOICE OF SAN DIEGONOVEMBER 13, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Even a modest deployment in the next few months could protect millions of people and save tens of thousands.
IF WE DON’T VACCINATE THE WORLD QUICKLY, ALL OUR COVID EFFORTS WILL BE A WASTEJAKEMETHNOVEMBER 12, 2020FORTUNE
The bank’s bad-loan write-offs, though still modest, are creeping higher.
MOUNTING COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE LOSSES THREATEN BANKS, RECOVERYDAVID LYNCHNOVEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The researchers contend that such a strategy can make a huge dent in the infection rate while causing a far more modest drop in the total number of visits to those venues.
THESE VENUES ARE HIGH-RISK AREAS FOR SPREADING THE CORONAVIRUS, MODEL SUGGESTSBEN GUARINO, JOEL ACHENBACHNOVEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Further, someone else’s dining room, however modest or grand, is a nice change of pace for those who are cooking most meals at home or ordering in.
A REOPENED MARCEL’S REMINDS ME THAT FINE DINING, ESPECIALLY NOW, IS ABOUT MORE THAN FOODTOM SIETSEMANOVEMBER 6, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Many of the Westminster tenants facing eviction live on low or middle incomes in modest apartments in the Baltimore area, according to tenants.
MANAGEMENT COMPANY OWNED BY JARED KUSHNER FILES TO EVICT HUNDREDS OF FAMILIES AS MORATORIUMS EXPIREJONATHAN O'CONNELL, AARON GREGG, ANU NARAYANSWAMYNOVEMBER 5, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Existing drugs that ease symptoms have effects that are “modest and transitory,” according to the FDA memo.
CONTROVERSIAL ALZHEIMER’S DRUG GETS BOOST FROM FDA STAFFLAURIE MCGINLEYNOVEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Pluto is so far away, though, that this modest uncertainty translates into a position error of about 13,000 kilometers, enough to severely hamper an effort at a close flyby.
WE NEVER KNOW EXACTLY WHERE WE’RE GOING IN OUTER SPACE - ISSUE 92: FRONTIERSCALEB SCHARFNOVEMBER 4, 2020NAUTILUS
All the same, reflation bets in the run-up to the vote have been relatively modest.
TRADERS BRACE FOR A CHOPPY DAY AS THE BET ON BIG FISCAL STIMULUS UNRAVELSLEE CLIFFORDNOVEMBER 4, 2020FORTUNE
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WORDS RELATED TO MODESTLY

  • abundantly
  • acceptably
  • appropriately
  • capably
  • competently
  • copiously
  • decently
  • fairly well
  • fittingly
  • modestly
  • pleasantly enough
  • presentably
  • satisfactorily
  • sufficiently
  • suitably
  • to an acceptable degree
  • tolerably
  • well enough
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