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Favoring mellow miles over speedy strides, this unpretentious ­workhorse—a waterproof version of Brooks’s bestselling neutral trainer—gets refreshed with more of the brand’s softest EVA midsole.
THE BEST ROAD AND TRAIL RUNNING SHOES OF 2022JVERSTEEGHOCTOBER 26, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
An aerospace engineer by training, Calandrelli is young, deliberately unpretentious, and wildly enthusiastic—and at the time, she was nine months pregnant.
WONDER WOMANCHRISTINA COUCH, SM ’15APRIL 28, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Xi’s crackdown gave a boost to New World wines—think Napa Valley, Chile, and Australia—as China’s image-conscious middle class looked for premium, but unpretentious, bottles.
AUSTRALIA’S ‘APPROACHABLE’ WINE WON OVER CHINA’S MIDDLE CLASS. THEN CAME THE TARIFFSEAMONBARRETTDECEMBER 7, 2020FORTUNE
When you are not walking, you drive a Volvo—a solid, unpretentious vehicle.
THE FIRST MURDERKATIE MCLEANAUGUST 19, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
A quiet, unpretentious old border town is Hereford, pleasantly located on the banks of the always beautiful Wye.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
The houses of the well-off were unpretentious outside, but were fitted inside with comfort and even elegance.
THE TOWNS OF ROMAN BRITAINJAMES OLIVER BEVAN
Even the most unpretentious houses in Pompeii have in them the remains of staircases (Fig. 44).
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
Sit down, sister; we are very proud and very happy that you have accepted our unpretentious invitation.
MAUPASSANT ORIGINAL SHORT STORIES (180), COMPLETEGUY DE MAUPASSANT
Something also it owed to its unpretentious yet practical and utilitarian character.
ART IN ENGLANDDUTTON COOK
The house, where four generations of Mrs. Marsden's family had lived, was home-like, but quaint and unpretentious.
THAT OLD-TIME CHILD, ROBERTASOPHIE FOX SEA
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WORDS RELATED TO UNPRETENTIOUS

  • amateur
  • artless
  • bald
  • basic
  • childish
  • direct
  • frank
  • green
  • guileless
  • honest
  • ingenuous
  • naive
  • naked
  • natural
  • plain
  • sincere
  • square
  • stark
  • trusting
  • unaffected
  • unartificial
  • undeniable
  • unexperienced
  • unpretentious
  • unschooled
  • unsophisticated
  • unstudied
  • unvarnished
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