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Measuring ScalePlay
Use 'modest' when indicating that something is medium-sized or reasonable, not too big or small. SlideHe received a modest salary increase.
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Avoiding ExaggerationPlay
Describe quantities without overemphasizing; 'modest' suggests a balanced or fair amount. SlideThe company made a modest profit last quarter.