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What does humble mean?

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What does humble mean?

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The word humble has been used colloquially and formally in the English language. It's used as an adjective, which means that it describes nouns (people, places, things, or ideas) and a verb, to show a particular action.

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The word humble is used to describe something or someone as being modest, or meek and submissive, or inferior and low-ranking. It can also be used as...

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Constructing Meaning with Context Clues, Prior Knowledge & Word Structure

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There are reading strategies for constructing meaning in literature. Learn to use prior knowledge to understand content, employ context clues to determine word definitions, and explain word structure and how it helps to comprehend unfamiliar words.


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