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unobtrusive

uh nuhb trooh siv

  • a  not obtrusive or undesirably noticeable
    a quiet, unobtrusive life of self-denial

  • Yet this Eastern Walter Mitty has, in his unobtrusive way, helped to liberate legions of the once unvoiced: as much as Mao Zedong or Mohandas Gandhi changed Asian days, Inoue .
  • At his House Committee on Un-American Activities hearing last week in Washington he could have reached out and touched one: wispy, unobtrusive Earl Browder, general secretary (at .
  • Like a well-deserved summer break, the album sees them do what they do best, showcasing screeching vocals and guitar against the unobtrusive, workmanlike backing of a rhythm .
News & Articles

  • Only 43, Tony Diep takes over as bank VP
    DOWNEY - One more proof that looks can be deceiving is the case of Tony Diep, ever-smiling and unobtrusive at the Rotary meetings (he became a member only last year, sponsored by Rich Strayer), but obviously someone to reckon with, as he (also last year) took over as vice-president and regional manager of the Downey branch of Pacific Western Bank.
    June 13, 2013 - The Downey Patriot
Quotes

  • William Delahunt in CNN
    Given your penchant for being unobtrusive,Delahunt said about Addington's ability to stay behind the scenes.
  • Jack Kerouac in Boston Globe (registration)
    Robert Frank, Swiss, unobtrusive, nice, with that little camera that he raises and snaps with one hand,Kerouac wrote, "sucked a sad poem right out of America onto film, taking rank among the tragic poets of the world."

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