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fledgling


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  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fledgling 
  adj  1:  of  a  young  bird  just  having  acquired  its  flight  feathers;  "a 
  fledgling  robin"  [syn:  {fledgling(a)},  {fledgeling(a)}] 
  2:  young  and  inexperienced;  "a  fledgling  enterprise";  "a 
  fledgling  skier";  "an  unfledged  lawyer"  [syn:  {unfledged}] 
  n  1:  any  new  participant  in  some  activity  [syn:  {newcomer},  {fledgeling}, 
  {starter},  {neophyte},  {freshman},  {entrant}] 
  2:  young  bird  that  has  just  fledged  or  become  capable  of  flying 
  [syn:  {fledgeling}] 




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