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immodest
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  • They objected to the food, to Oscarina’s lack of friendliness, to the wind, the rain, and the immodesty of Carol’s maternity gowns.
  • When Dr. Westlake whispered to her, "Yes, Lym is a very well-informed man, but he’s modest about it," she felt uninformed and immodest, and scolded at herself that she had missed the human potentialities in this vast Gopher Prairie.

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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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