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Lowly

Low´ly
a.1.Not high; not elevated in place; low.
2.Low in rank or social importance.
One common right the great and lowly claims.
- Pope.
3.Not lofty or sublime; humble.
These rural poems, and their lowly strain.
- Dryden.
4.Having a low esteem of one's own worth; humble; meek; free from pride.
Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me, for I am meek and lowly in heart.
- Matt. xi. 29.
adv.1.In a low manner; humbly; meekly; modestly.
2.In a low condition; meanly.
I will show myself highly fed, and lowly taught.
- Shak.
Adj.1.lowly - low or inferior in station or quality; "a humble cottage"; "a lowly parish priest"; "a modest man of the people"; "small beginnings"
Synonyms: humble, small, modest, low
2.lowly - inferior in rank or status; "the junior faculty"; "a lowly corporal"; "petty officialdom"; "a subordinate functionary"
3.lowly - used of unskilled work (especially domestic work)
Synonyms: menial, humble
4.lowly - of low birth or station (`base' is archaic in this sense); "baseborn wretches with dirty faces"; "of humble (or lowly) birth"
Synonyms: baseborn, base, humble
baseborn, below the salt, cockney, commonplace, deferential, demeaning, despised, disadvantaged, disliked, everyday, homely, humble-looking, humble-visaged, humblest, in the shade, inferior, infra dig, inglorious, innocuous, junior, least, less, lesser, lowbred, lower, lowest, lowliest, meek, minor, misprized, misunderstood, modest, mundane, nonclerical, obeisant, obsequious, ordinary, out of favor, plain, plebeian, poor, retiring, reverential, rude, second rank, second string, secondary, servile, shabby-genteel, small, sub, subaltern, subject, subordinate, subservient, teachable, thankless, third rank, third string, third-estate, unappreciated, unassuming, uncared-for, underprivileged, undistinguished, ungenteel, unimportant, unlamented, unmissed, unmourned, unpopular, unpretentious, unregretted, unsung, unvalued, unwashed, vulgar, withdrawing, workaday, workday
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