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immodest
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The Winter's Tale
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  • …feel it gone, But know not how it went: my second joy, And first-fruits of my body, from his presence I am barr’d, like one infectious: my third comfort, Starr’d most unluckily, is from my breast,— The innocent milk in its most innocent mouth,— Hal’d out to murder: myself on every post Proclaim’d a strumpet; with immodest hatred The child-bed privilege denied, which ’longs To women of all fashion; lastly, hurried Here to this place, i’ the open air, before I have got strength of limit.

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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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