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freshman

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a person who is just starting out in a field of activity
  • our senator is just a freshman in Congress

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The first known use of freshman was in 1592

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“Freshman.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/freshman. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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