Part of speech:
Not drawing attention to oneself; modest.
Low in rank, quality, or station; unpretentious or lowly:
Timid, shy, and easily embarrassed
The definition of meek is someone or something that does not have force or someone who is willing to give into others.
The definition of modest is someone or something that is humble or shy or not extreme.
Having a restrained, quiet, or understated quality
Fearful and hesitant:
Not assuming, pretentious, or forward; modest; retiring
Emotionally unresponsive or socially detached; introverted or aloof.
Clear and distinct to the eye; conspicuous:
Going out or away; departing:
Given to or marked by the open expression of emotion:
Confident in one's abilities.
Slow to apprehend; having difficulties in learning.
Not forward but reticent or reserved in manner
To recall or remove a motion from consideration in parliamentary procedure.
To withdraw (from)
To withdraw military forces.
To plant or arrange in a bed of earth
To go to bed.
(Slang) To sleep
Sleep is defined as to slumber, rest or be in a state of inactivity like sleep.
Secede is to separate or formally withdraw from a group or community.
To resign is to give up power, to voluntarily quit a job or come to terms with something as unavoidable.
To retire or dismiss with a pension:
To leave; depart
To revoke, repeal, or cancel (a law, order, etc.)
To cancel or invalidate by withdrawing or reversing
To move backward or away from a reference point; recede:
To part, come or draw apart, or become disconnected
(Slang) To depart; leave:
To go rapidly; move swiftly
(Archaic) To carry through; to go through to the end.
To be discarded or abolished:
The definition of begin means to start or come into being.
To join is defined as to bring or connect together or to become part of something that already exists.
To become a participant, member, or part of; join:
(Archaic) To lodge; to sleep.
To leave out or omit from consideration; reject:
In or toward the future:
To continue to do:
To come or go near or nearer to:
Modest and reserved in manner or behavior.
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