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Unassuming fashion on the way (6)


I believe the answer is:


'unassuming' is the definition.
(similar in meaning)

'fashion on the way' is the wordplay.
'fashion' becomes 'mode' (synonyms).
'on' says to put letters next to each other.
'the way' becomes 'st' (abbreviation for street).

(Other definitions for modest that I've seen before include "Not boastful" , "Free from pomp or affectation" , "Having a humble opinion of oneself" , "Lacking vanity" , "Bashful" .)

I've seen this clue in The Mirror.
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