He was kind, generous and always modest about his achievements.
One, that someone could come from a very modest house, in a tiny little town of less than 200, and go to the very top in the United States.
Women on their own would be well advised not to travel outside of these areas and to comply with local sensibilities, particularly by wearing long sleeves and modest clothing in town areas.
My car has surprisingly poor traction, even in rather modest curves at moderate speeds.
He lives in a modest house in Wonosari, Surabaya.
Why is he so modest about his own contribution to the process?
Despite her handiwork having decorated the entire village for many carnivals, Wendy remains modest about her achievement.
Butch was also modest about his playing ability.
The saving on a £200,000 property - a mansion in some parts of Scotland, a modest flat in others - would be £40,000.
Some people who have not had a problem with alcohol use may be permitted by their doctor to use a modest amount of alcohol while taking one of the newer antidepressants.