She collected a handful of the material in modest protest.
Be it as it may, both seem happy as pigeons in a bird bath with their modest lives.
Even on this holiday, one of the busiest days of the year, traffic remained modest by urban standards.
At the appointed hour, however, he entered the modest house Speranski owned in the Taurida Gardens.
The result was that he lost the appointment, and with it one-half of his very modest income.
In character he was modest, kind and sympathetic, ever ready to help and encourage serious students, generous in his judgment of the works of others, a most cheery companion, full of wit and humour.
Kutuzov was occupying a nobleman's castle of modest dimensions near Ostralitz.
Mia found it challenging to find a prom dress that met her modest standards.
We motored by moderately maintained modest houses and empty spaces before turning onto the main street.
Cloud computing and software frameworks such as Hadoop give unimagined computing power to the scientist on the most modest budget.
Their dates had been modest, but was that by preference, or because he had limited funding?
Slipping into a modest two-piece swimsuit with a skirted bottom, she grabbed a towel and headed out at a brisk walk for the beach.
He had a modest income that allowed him to live in a nice middle-class neighborhood, but did not let him enjoy many luxuries.
He was a disciplinarian, a scholar, a modest and moderate man of genuine piety and irreproachable morals.
By the universal testimony of his friends, Robert Emmet was a youth of modest character, pure motives and winning personality.
Gia had dreams of being a movie star, but meanwhile she is working a modest job as a waitress.
Her doctor indicated that even adding a modest amount of daily exercise would dramatically improve her health.
The world condemned them; then, as they were poor and modest, it forgot them.
All his absent-mindedness and inability to enter a room and converse in it was, however, redeemed by his kindly, simple, and modest expression.
The headquarters in Paris were removed from the modest rooms in the Rue Taranne, and established in large halls near the Boulevard Italien.
She was modest about her accomplishments even though she had a lot to be proud of after the dance competition season.