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immodest
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Henry IV, Part 2
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  • My gracious lord, you look beyond him quite: The prince but studies his companions Like a strange tongue, wherein, to gain the language, ’tis needful that the most immodest word Be look’d upon and learn’d; which once attain’d, Your highness knows, comes to no further use But to be known and hated.

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as in: immodest as it sounds Define
an exaggerated opinion of self-confidence or importance
as in: immodest dress Define
considered by most to be too sexually suggestive -- typically said of clothing
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