Recall the moment you walked into a new job. Or, recall the first time you picked up your guitar, or the first time you sat down to figure out the rules of chess.
This word literally means "new plant."
They enroll in Freshman Composition as neophytes, starting every paragraph with "Next" or "Also," struggling to break free from the five-paragraph essay.
Explain the meaning of "neophyte" without saying "amateur" or "newcomer."
Fill in the blanks: "The object is to convince the hesitating neophyte that (some activity or sphere) consists (in/of) (doing something easy or pleasant)."
Spend 20 seconds or more on the game below. Don’t skip straight to the review—let your working memory empty out first.
1. One opposite of NEOPHYTE is
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