A newcomer who reminds you of a young plant is a n__phy__.
From a Latin word meaning "young soldier," our English word "tyro" means "a beginner: a person who's just now learning the basics of some skill, sport, activity, profession, etc."
"From line cooks at neighborhood joints to chefs who wore starched whites, their advice was always the same: Learn the basics. It’s what a master would tell a tyro in just about any field, and I took the counsel seriously."
Explain the meaning of "tyro" without saying "beginner" or "novice."
Fill in the blanks: "Burning with ambition, (someone) was still a tyro, still (thinking or acting in an inexpert way)."
Spend 20 seconds or more on the game below. Don’t skip straight to the review—let your working memory empty out first.
1. An opposite of TYRO is
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