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unostentatiously

Definitions

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  • adv. In an unostentatious manner

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an unostentatious manner; without show, parade, or ostentation.

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Examples

  • Keeping the variable-sword unostentatiously in sight, he closed the cover on the kzin's crash couch and flipped a knife switch.

    Ringworld

  • As for the staging, it's unostentatiously right, a mixture of handsomely choreographed group movement and headlong swordplay cheers to Edgar Landa, the fight director.

    Love, Fresh and New

  • In one of the keenest observations of Mays, Daley wrote: β€œIt just seemed as though he could do nothing unostentatiously.”

    WILLIE MAYS

  • Julian comes from a privileged background, the only son of wealthy parents but quietly, unostentatiously bothered by his lack of relationship to his father.

    Matrimony Giveaway « Tales from the Reading Room

  • His hair neatly combed, and unostentatiously dressed.

    Archive 2009-10-01

  • Not only is Ed Shea's staging unostentatiously illuminating -- he makes every gesture tell -- but Evan Kinnane and Amy Thompson, who play the Flood children, both give wholly believable performances that are impressively and gratifyingly free of self-consciousness.

    Tough Guys Don't Dance

  • He therefore gave a signal by a low whistle, and a confidential officer, well mounted, approached him, who attended him in his ride, though unostentatiously, and at some distance.

    Count Robert of Paris

  • In the context of discussing the Service of the Word, the manual says, "If, nonetheless, a presentation of the gifts at the altar is made, it is done simply and unostentatiously, without special music, or gestures, or prayers."

    To elevate or not to elevate

  • The book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice is resourceful in plotting and smart of dialogue, and Des McAnuff's direction is unostentatiously devastating.

    November 2005

  • We re-entered the harbour very quietly as usual and when our craft had been moored unostentatiously amongst the plebeian stone-carriers, Dominic, whose grim joviality had subsided in the last twenty-four hours of our homeward run, abandoned me to myself as though indeed I had been a doomed man.

    The Arrow of Gold

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