1Not elaborate, showy, or intensive; modest or restrained: their wedding was a very quiet, low-key affair a simple, low-keyed style
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- Burley preached possession but his low-key, modest personality encouraged supporters to give others the credit.
- On the contrary, it was clear that they enjoyed a modest, low-key life-style.
- The celebrations are expected to be modest and low-key, a reflection of the falling economic fortunes of the territory.
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