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callow
(adj)
KAL-oh
Meaning

inexperienced, immature, youthful

1st Sample Sentence

When I was still a callow young teaching assistant, I used to feel so anxious before conducting a tutorial that I would nearly faint.

Synonyms

fledgling, callow

Mnemonics

Callow = Cal + low; caliber is low. CALLOW, which also means immature rhymes with SHALLOW. So callow people are shallow (immature) from within. Childish + shALLOW = CALLOW

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