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fledgling - (fledgeling) inexperienced; N: young bird that has acquired wing feathers and is learning to fly; inexperienced person
exegesis - explanation, especially of biblical(of the bible) passages
shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
supine - lying on back; passive; inactive; Ex. The defeated pugilist lay supine; Ex. supine acceptance of the decision
luminary - celebrity (in a specific field); dignitary; object that gives light (as a celestial body)
herbivorous - grain-eating; CF. herbivore
automaton - mechanism that imitates actions of humans; machine that works by itself
verbiage - pompous array of words; too many unnecessary words; wordiness
plumb - exactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of
fictitious - imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional