self-deprecatingly


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self-dep·re·cat·ing

(sĕlf′dĕp′rĭ-kā′tĭng)
adj.
Tending to undervalue oneself and one's abilities.

self′-dep′re·cat′ing·ly adv.

self-deprecatingly

adv
in a self-deprecating manner
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We do about the same companywide as two Chick-fil-As," a laughing McGehee says self-deprecatingly.
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As he self-deprecatingly infers in Tower of Song, "I was born with the gift of a golden voice.
As he self-deprecatingly infers in Tower of Song, to great whoops from the audience, "I was born with the gift of a golden voice.
I'm a model not because I'm like, 'I'm so gorgeous,' but I'm a model because I'm an idiot and that's the only thing I can do," the 23-year-old blonde beauty from Ballina self-deprecatingly admitted.
In background and political beliefs, he was rock-solid -- but in fact Roelf Meyer had already embarked on the path of change, "the transformation in my life into a person who, in the South African context, could probably be described as progressive," he explains self-deprecatingly.
Messi was lionised because he self-deprecatingly suggested that Andres Iniesta was a more deserving recipient of the award he'd just collected.
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