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Word: callow

Definition: youthful; immature; inexperienced


Sentences Containing 'callow'

Ángela, however, refuses to marry the callow Juan, who is still in love with Ana.
Between March and August 2009, he starred as Lucky in Sean Mathias' production of "Waiting for Godot" by Samuel Beckett opposite Sir Ian McKellen (Estragon), Patrick Stewart (Vladimir) and also Simon Callow (Pozzo).
Her villains are dastardly and her young heroes are callow and long-suffering." and felt that "the book meanders a bit and the finale takes a long time to play out.".
In 2001 at the BBC Proms, the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra and BBC Singers, conducted by Manfred Honeck, performed the complete incidental music in Norwegian with an English narration read by Simon Callow.
The 1987 BBC Two television play "Cariani and the Courtesans", written and directed by Leslie Megahey, presented a fictionalised account of the painter's time in Venice, with Cariani (Paul McGann) interacting with other historical characters, such as Tullia d'Aragona (Diana Quick), Marcantonio Raimondi (Simon Callow), and Francesco Albani (Michael Gough), with a brief "cameo" by Albrecht Dürer (Frederik de Groot), and narrated by Charles Gray.
The established author Gustav von Aschenbach is matched to a young, callow engineer at the start of a humdrum career.
They are not callow like the young of most birds, but more perfectly developed and precocious even than chickens.

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