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fledgling

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a person who is just starting out in a field of activity
  • at hockey he's still a fledgling and needs to work on his basic skating skills

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The first known use of fledgling was in 1830

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“Fledgling.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fledgling. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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