Humble - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Humble.

ABASE
DEMEAN
LOWER
LOWLY
MEEK
UNASSUMING
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ABASE
  1. cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of; "He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss"
  2. undermine
  3. belittles
DEMEAN
  1. reduce in worth or character, usually verbally; "She tends to put down younger women colleagues"; "His critics took him down after the lecture"
LOWER
  1. cause to drop or sink; "The lack of rain had depressed the water level in the reservoir"
  2. move something or somebody to a lower position; "take down the vase from the shelf"
  3. look angry or sullen, wrinkle one's forehead, as if to signal disapproval
  4. the lower of two berths
  5. make lower or quieter; "turn down the volume of a radio"
  6. set lower; "lower a rating"; "lower expectations"
LOWLY
  1. of low birth or station (`base' is archaic in this sense);
  2. inferior in rank or status; "the junior faculty"; "a lowly corporal"; "petty officialdom"; "a subordinate functionary"
  3. used of unskilled work (especially domestic work)
  4. low or inferior in station or quality; "a humble cottage"; "a lowly parish priest"; "a modest man of the people"; "small beginnings"
MEEK
  1. evidencing little spirit or courage; overly submissive or compliant; "compliant and anxious to suit his opinions of those of others"; "a fine fiery blast against meek conformity"- Orville Prescott; "she looked meek but had the heart of a lion"; "was submissive and subservient"
  2. humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring mildness or even cowed submissiveness; "meek and self-effacing"
  3. very docile; "tame obedience"; "meek as a mouse"- Langston Hughes
UNASSUMING
  1. not arrogant or presuming; "unassuming to a fault, skeptical about the value of his work"; "a shy retiring girl"
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