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  • 161beg — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. implore, beseech; ask alms. See poverty, request. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To ask earnestly or importunately] Syn. entreat, implore, beseech, ask, supplicate, crave, solicit, pray for, urge, plead, sue …

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  • 162ostentation — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Pretentious display Nouns 1. ostentation, ostentatiousness, display, show, flourish, parade; pomp, array, state, solemnity; dash, splash, glitter, strut; bombast, pomposity (see boasting); tinsel,… …

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  • 163vanity — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Excessive pride Nouns 1. vanity, conceit, conceitedness; immodesty, self esteem, self love, self praise; complacency, smugness, amour propre, hubris; ego trip. See boasting, selfishness. 2. [false] pride …

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  • 164meekness — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. submission, mildness, timidity; see docility , humility . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Lack of vanity or self importance: humbleness, humility, lowliness, modesty. See ATTITUDE, BIG, SELF LOVE …

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  • 165shyness — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. bashfulness, reserve, timidity, modesty, timorousness, timidness, coyness, demureness, sheepishness, diffidence, apprehension, backwardness, nervousness, insecurity, reticence, stage fright, mike fright*; see also restraint …

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  • 166vainglory — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. conceit, arrogance, pomp; see arrogance , ostentation 1 , pride 1 . See Synonym Study at pride . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. pride, boastfulness, vanity, pomp, ostentation, arrogance, bragging, swaggering, strutting,… …

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  • 167lowliness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Lack of vanity or self importance: humbleness, humility, meekness, modesty. See ATTITUDE, BIG, SELF LOVE …

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  • 168Humility — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Humility >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 humility humility humbleness Sgm: N 1 meekness meekness lowness Sgm: N 1 lowliness lowliness lowlihood Sgm: N 1 abasement abasement self abasement …

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  • 169pretension — pre|ten|sion [prıˈtenʃən] n [>C usually plural, U] 1.) an attempt to seem more important, more intelligent, or of a higher class than you really are pretension to ▪ Lilith resented Adam s pretensions to superiority. ▪ the humbleness and lack… …

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  • 170humble — {{11}}humble (adj.) mid 13c., from O.Fr. humble, earlier humele, from L. humilis lowly, humble, lit. on the ground, from humus earth. Senses of not self asserting and of low birth or rank were both in M.E. Related: Humbly; humbleness. Don t be so …

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  • 171ignobility — n. meanness, baseness of character; humbleness of birth or station …

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  • 172meekness — meek·ness || mːɪknɪs n. humbleness; tameness, extreme submission …

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  • 173modesty — mod·es·ty || mÉ‘dɪstɪ / mÉ’s n. humbleness, unpretentiousness; moderation; simplicity; decency, propriety in thought or dress …

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  • 174pokiness — pəʊkɪnɪs n. slowness, sluggishness; humbleness, smallness, shabbiness …

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  • 175“Chicago Poem” — by Lew Welch (1958)    lew welch’s “Chicago Poem,” perhaps his most famous and most frequently anthologized piece, is an eloquent statement of the poet’s midlife change in direction away from urban, corporate America and toward a more inner… …

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  • 176humble — adjective (humbler, humblest) 1》 having or showing a low estimate of one s own importance. 2》 of low rank. 3》 of modest pretensions or dimensions. verb lower in dignity or importance. ↘decisively defeat (a sporting opponent previously thought to… …

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  • 177abasement — n. 1. Depression, detrusion, reduction, lowering, fall, deterioration, degradation, debasement, degeneracy, degeneration, vitiation, perversion, depravation. 2. Abjectness, abjection, vileness, baseness, contemptibleness, despicableness, ignominy …

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  • 178humiliation — n. 1. Humbling, abasement, mortification, degradation, crushing, putting to shame, dishonoring. 2. Humility, meekness, humbleness, lowliness, lowness, submissiveness …

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  • 179humility — n. Humbleness, meekness, submissiveness, lowliness, self abasement, lowliness of mind, freedom from pride or arrogance, freedom from self righteousness …

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  • 180ingloriousness — n. 1. Obscurity, meanness, humbleness, lowliness, namelessness, want of fame, lack of distinction. 2. Abasement, discredit, disrepute, dishonor, disgrace, ignominy, ignominiousness, obloquy, shame, infamy, opprobrium, odium, humiliation …

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