But he knew that she was enormously aware of him in her silent, self-effacing way. (not reviewed by editor)
He had had an astute business manager, a mild, self-effacing little man of iron who, in the days of his glory, faced quietly the storms of Cameron's temper and brought him clients; Cameron insulted the clients, but the little man made them accept it and come back. (not reviewed by editor)
Samples from Other Sources
She always effaces herself when she is with him.
Finnick`s real charms of self-effacing humor and an easygoing nature are on display for the first time.
Suzanne Collins -- Hunger Games Book #3 (Mockingjay)
Nor could they efface the images that lingered in Pedro and Tita`s minds, marking them forever.
Laura Esquivel -- Like Water for Chocolate
I will efface that blot on my father`s character.
Alexander Dumas -- The Count of Monte Cristo
The tone of her prose, tender and effacing, is colored by the devotion of one who has dedicated her life to another`s art.