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callow

adjective

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lacking in adult experience or maturity
  • a story about a callow youth who learns the value of hard work and self-reliance

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The first known use of callow was in 1580

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“Callow.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/callow. Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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