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Novice
1. beginner or apprentice (greenhorn, neophyte)
Dilettante
1. an ameteur or "dabbler" who only knows a superficial amount of knowledge
Dilettante
2. a lover of art
Nascent
1. newly existing and growing, budding, and emerging, promising
Propitious
1. favorable, promising
Proliferate
1. reproduce, multiply; breed and grow rapidly; flourish or thrive
Dogged
1. determined and resolute, stubbornly preserving
Obdurate
1. stubborn, inflexible, and non-yielding ("pig-headed")
Consternation
1. an unexpected dread, anxiety, or amazement resulting in bewilderment and confusion (dismay, disquiet, concern, alarm, panic, fright)
Antediluvian
1. ancient or old [adjective]
Antediluvian
2. belonging to before the Biblical flood [adjective]
Antediluvian
3. a very old or out of date individual, ideas, or object [noun]
Approbation
1. praise (commendation)
Approbation
2. approval (sanction)
Assuage
1. to ease or pacify (soothe, calm, mollify)
Ostensible
1. seemingly (apparent)
Ostensible
2. outwardly professed yet inwardly not true (pretended)
Pejorative
1. uncomplimentary (derogatory, negative)
Perusal
1. a careful review
Preponderance
1. superiority
Salient
1. significant (prominent, conspicuous, most important, outstanding, relevant)
Salient
2. pointing outward
Salient
3. jumping or leaping
Sophomoric
1. immature (conceited, overconfident, childish, juvenile)
Flout
1. openly disobey, disdain, or show contempt (mock, scorn) [verb]
Flout
2. an insult [noun]
Furtive
1. secretly taken (sneaky)
Furtive
2. sly or shifty
Hiatus
1. a break in the continuity of activity
Hiatus
2. gap
Continuity
1. a connected state of continuousness (constant, unbroken, uninterrupted)
Inane
1. silly and meaningless (absurd, ridiculous, idiotic)
Intimation
1. direct suggestion
Trenchant
1. effective, articulate, clear-cut
Plaudits
1. enthusiastic approval