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be humbled

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe humbledbe humbledMODESTif you are humbled, you realize that you are not as important, good, kind etc as you thought you were You can’t help but be humbled when you enter this cathedral. humble
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be humbledSwansea were humbled 41-10 by Leicester, while Cardiff lost 21-15 to Gloucester.All those dreary councillors and their officious bureaucrats deserve to be humbled.By that, Taylor says he is humbled.Polar explorer Robert Swan said he was humbled by Michael's example.All were humbled by the miracle child.They were humbled to discover how ill-prepared they were.You can't help but be humbled when you walk into this magnificent cathedral.
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