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Modest; unassuming:‘a quiet, unpresuming man’
- ‘Being less unpresuming, I assess the situation as follows.’
- ‘The FP737s-D model is an inexpensive office LCD monitor with an unpresuming appearance and a minimum of functionality.’
- ‘Fantastic views, bizarre place, very discreet, unpresuming and unpretentious.’
- ‘Anonymous, unpresuming spaces: backyards, little squares, impasses, narrow streets and alleyways.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.