humbly

All Adverb
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  • She stood close against his side, yet humbly, as she handed him his cup. Cited from The Helpmate, by May Sinclair
  • To put up with the world humbly is still more beautiful than to control it. Cited from History of the Girondists, Volume I, by Alphonse de Lamartine
  • She turned back and caught him; he dropped his eyes humbly to the floor. Cited from Jerry Junior, by Jean Webster
  • Humbly she would serve him and nurse the light back into his eyes. Cited from The Triflers, by Frederick Orin Bartlett
  • Richard on his side felt humbly the same truth, and he began to respect himself. Cited from Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 118, August, 1867, by Various
  • One seemed to be taking part, however humbly, in the making of human history. Cited from The Great War As I Saw It, by Frederick George Scott
  • He was offered to become a bishop many times, but he humbly refused all these offers.
  • She added humbly that she knew how little worthy she was herself. Cited from The Mayor of Warwick, by Herbert M. Hopkins
  • I took my arms from about her, and fell humbly on my knee. Cited from Simon Dale, by Anthony Hope
  • He no longer stood humbly at the door, but entered first himself as soon as it was opened. Cited from Norse Tales and Sketches, by Alexander Lange Kielland
  • And he asked me then, quite humbly, what I thought he'd better do. Cited from The Belfry, by May Sinclair
  • So they stopped, and he humbly informed them that his master was in. Cited from Ting-a-ling, by Frank Richard Stockton
  • I cannot go farther until I have walked humbly about the holy one. Cited from Translations of Shakuntala and Other Works, by Ka*alida*asa
  • She came over and humbly slipped her arm through his as they all rose from the table. Cited from The Danger Mark, by Robert W. Chambers
  • How often we have been compelled humbly to return to our studies! Cited from Modern Mythology, by Andrew Lang
  • We must therefore be content to begin our study of religion much more humbly and at a much later period. Cited from The Religion of Numa, by Jesse Benedict Carter
  • We should sit humbly at her feet until we can stand erect and go our own way. Cited from Creative Chemistry, by Edwin E. Slosson
  • He took the fish to his brother, and addressed him humbly, like a rich lord. Cited from The Hero of Esthonia and Others, by William Forsell Kirby
  • I would ask your forgiveness humbly enough if that were of any use. Cited from The Black Cat, by John Todhunter
  • "Are you really?" he asked humbly, but looking in his pleasure quite like his old self. Cited from The Story of the Big Front Door, by Mary Finley Leonard
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Synonyms of humbly

Meaning of humbly

  • adverb In a humble manner
    he humbly lowered his head