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Modesty

See also Chastity, Humility.
Bell, Laura
reserved, demure character. [Br. Lit.: Pendennis]
Bianca
gentle, unassuming sister of Kate. [Br. Lit.: The Taming of the Shrew]
fig leaves
used to cover Adam and Eve’s nakedness. [O.T.: Genesis 3:7]
pearl
emblem of discreet shyness. [Gem Symbolism: Kunz, 69]
sweet violet
indicates a modest temperament. [Flower Symbol-ism: Flora Symbolica, 178]
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A post shared by Dubai Modest Fashion Week (@modestfashionweeks) on Dec 9, 2017 at 9:40am PST
The very first Modanisa London Modest Fashion Week opened this weekend, following the success from the event's first modest fashion week, which commenced in Istanbul in 2016.
Mechanics can now go on an aircraft wing or under it and call up a component virtually with hands free and still use their tools," says Sam Sannandeji, the founder and chief executive officer of Halifax-based Modest Tree.
Modest Coffee is seeking out more artists to collaborate on future releases of the series.
On 1 August 2015, the Italian city of Turin hosted leading Islamic and modest fashion brands at a one-day roundtable that addressed critical key challenges and opportunities in the sector.
A second way this is achieved is by linking the study of modest dress with the concept of 'fashion.
A close look at some parts of the recently proposed budget reveals that despite some modest cuts in some areas, the Bush administration will continue to fund unconstitutional programs and initiatives of dubious value, while increasing the cost of government through continued borrowing.
I've been listening to Modest Mouse since eighth grade," he said.
Modest Mouse is using more than cheese to lure you to this weekend's All Tomorrow's Parties music festival.
Although several modest two-storey houses nearby recall the former residential character of an inner-city neighbourhood, more recently this site had been surrounded by larger university buildings.
35) was intended as a modest effort to get at this conundrum.
Atypical antipsychotics work better than standard medications, but their advantage is relatively modest, at least for chronic schizophrenia," says study coauthor Jeffrey A.