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Synonyms for unfledged

Synonyms for unfledged

(of birds) not yet having developed feathers


(of an arrow) not equipped with feathers

young and inexperienced

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The epithet also carries the following meanings, probably all of which were wittily applied to self by Eliot: remaining unuttered, as in "speech without wings," or wingless flight, or unfledged and callow, as of young birds.
This year, the LAMC has expanded to include satellite events in Mexico City, Toronto and Buenos Aires in which powerful people that can green-light projects mix with artists, high-fliers and unfledged alike, all looking to stake their claim on what they are hoping will be the next big thing.
As an unfledged youngster, waving goodbye to home on the way back to school was bad enough, though not a patch on the moment at journey's end when Dad and I used to say goodbye and struggle bravely to pretend that it didn't matter.
Be thou familiar, but by no means vulgar; Those friends thou hast, and their adoption tried, Grapple them unto thy soul with hoops of steel, But do not dull thy palm with entertainment Of each new-hatch'd, unfledged comrade.
The mature Manuel recognizes the naivete of his unfledged precursor's lucubrations, happily sharing the flaws of "mon enterprise romanesque ancienne" with the reader; yet this Manuel is in his own way no less committed to the idea of life as art than the other one.
Adults moult all flight feathers for 3-4 weeks in summer and become flightless, usually coinciding with young being unfledged
With the disappearance of the anchovy, many birds die and others abandon the islands, in some cases leaving behind their unfledged chicks.
The three main Allies--Great Britain, United States, and the Soviet Union--all started the war with unfledged deception concepts and ended the war with sophisticated and perfected deception programs.
The heat generated in the box will kill delicate, unfledged chicks.
While he is unfledged and only half alive, his beak pierces the tree-trunk and sucks the sap; when he is fully fledged the breath of life enters him, and he becomes an independent breathing creature with animal life, unlike his mother the tree who has only vegetable life.
He is not naive, unfledged, but he is always in some way a "Johnny come lately" because he is apart from all else, even when apparently included.
These salaries are remarkable when one considers that they are paid to unfledged assistant professors, many of whom have never set foot in a business.
To be a guide, a caretaker or a partner, which role VC should play during the development of enterprises going from excellence to preeminence and growing from being unfledged entrants into industry champions?
The little Durands were there, I conclude," said she, "with their mouths open to catch the music; like unfledged sparrows ready to be fed.