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Synonyms for abecedarian

one who is just starting to learn or do something

Words related to abecedarian

a novice learning the rudiments of some subject

a 16th century sect of Anabaptists centered in Germany who had an absolute disdain for human knowledge

alphabetically arranged (as for beginning readers)

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Second and just as important is Hamby's use of poetic form: extensive rhyme--mostly monorhyme and couplets; sonnets; and varieties of abecedarian, including both a wickedly complex form she calls a "double-helix abecedarian" and a virtuosic 26 poem sequence of "abecedarian sonnets.
Here we see Hamby's work at its best: the formal stricture of alphabet and rhyme (an abecedarian in couplets) creates the pressurized space where her language combusts into exuberant lyric, a rhapsodic yawp.
An abecedarian is someone who is learning his or her ABCs.
Children who have attended highly enriching child care, such as the Abecedarian Program and Perry Preschool, are more likely to be employed as adults (Masse & Barnett, 2002).
An abecedarian," she said, "is someone who is learning his or her ABCs.