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 for fledgling
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  fledgeling \fledgeling\, fledgling \fledgling\n.
     a new member of a group.
  
     Syn: newcomer, fledgeling, starter, neophyte, freshman,
          entrant.
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     2. A young bird just fledged. [WordNet sense 2]
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  fledgling \fledgling\ adj.
     1. having just acquired its flight feathers; -- of a young
        bird; as, a fledgling robin. [prenominal]
  
     Syn: fledgeling(prenominal).
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     2. young and inexperienced; as, a fledgling enterprise; a
        fledgling skier.
  
     Syn: unfledged.
          [WordNet 1.5]

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