unpretending

adjective
un·​pre·​tend·​ing | \ ˌən-pri-ˈten-diŋ How to pronounce unpretending (audio) \

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an unpretending manner that makes her quite a winning performer

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1697, in the meaning defined above

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“Unpretending.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unpretending. Accessed 29 May. 2020.

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