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lowly

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1 belonging to the class of people of low social or economic rank
  • a tycoon who struggled all his life to overcome his lowly origins
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2 not having or showing any feelings of superiority, self-assertiveness, or showiness
  • The nuns at the convent regard themselves as lowly servants of the Lord.
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lowly

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in a manner showing no signs of pride or self-assertion
  • Lowly bowing before his king, he accepted his knighthood.
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cap in hand

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