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Exhibiting no pretensions, boastfulness, or ostentation; modest.

un′as·sum′ing·ly adv.
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Adv.1.unassumingly - in an unassuming mannerunassumingly - in an unassuming manner; "she is unassumingly skeptical of her own work"


[ˈʌnəˈsjuːmɪŋlɪ] ADVmodestamente
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I wait," Ngurn prompted after a long pause, the long-handled tomahawk unassumingly ready in his hand.
Quietely and unassumingly, Thompson has kept his promises and won over the small band of rebel shareholders who doubted his motives and intentions.
But from the first point, when Edberg's desperate stab at a good serve by Krajicek flew past the Dutchman, the players and the crowd sensed that the quiet, highly regarded Swede, garbed unassumingly in all white, might be around a while longer.
Gill started things off unassumingly enough - strolling onstage (rather, limping, evidence that a recent knee operation is still affecting him), picking up his guitar, and reeling off a fluid, jazzy solo to begin "It's a Most Wonderful Time of the Year.
The most distinctive pieces were eleven smallish "gadgets," unassumingly displayed on a piece of cardboard on the floor.
What's worse is that while mom (Blythe Danner, unassumingly wonderful) is warm and welcoming, Jack (Robert De Niro) is one of those overprotective fathers for whom no one's good enough for his baby.
Last year, he emerged as a surprise who unassumingly pitched the Cougars to the City championship.
Starting off unassumingly with Benson warmly crooning alongside subtle acoustic guitar picking and strumming, the song quickly erupts into pulse-pounding bombast.
She's kept tabs on Jasmin, but very unassumingly, which I think is extraordinary.
Fans were clearly awed by the presence of the dashing Indian all-rounder among them as he unassumingly chatted with them and answered questions.
Ideas unfold richly and organically in an unassumingly seductive way.