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That was what I sought when, as a callow and hormonal high school student, I first discovered Lawrence.
A CASE FOR D.H. LAWRENCE AS A FATHER OF MODERN TRAVEL WRITINGWALTER NICKLINSEPTEMBER 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
There lay the callow brood marked out by Nature and man, for her ministrations.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
Next morning early they sent in their 'callow' verses to the great man, and followed shortly themselves.
THE AGE OF ERASMUSP. S. ALLEN
When he was haled into court, despite his callow years, he came with insolent confidence, as one above the law.
THE CODE OF THE MOUNTAINSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
"I wonder the rebels had the courage to pursue you," said a very callow youth named Graves.
IN HOSTILE REDJOSEPH ALTSHELER
As I looked at the two callow things in the grass, a dismay and weak helplessness quite overcame me.
ROOF AND MEADOWDALLAS LORE SHARP
It is only the callow young clamoring for food, or complaining of their circumscribed quarters.
IN NEW ENGLAND FIELDS AND WOODSROWLAND E. ROBINSON
Neither is he the friend of the sportsman, for he makes havoc among the young grouse and quail and the callow woodcock.
IN NEW ENGLAND FIELDS AND WOODSROWLAND E. ROBINSON
Hilaire was in Japan, and I—a callow fledgling from the nest—was very sick and sorry for myself.
OLIVE IN ITALYMORAY DALTON
I had certainly no desire for marriage or a wife, because I had no thought in my callow head of either.
THE LITTLE RED FOOTROBERT W. CHAMBERS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CALLOW

  • baby
  • babyish
  • callow
  • childish
  • childlike
  • dawning
  • developing
  • early
  • emergent
  • green
  • growing
  • immature
  • infantine
  • initial
  • juvenile
  • kid
  • naive
  • nascent
  • newborn
  • puerile
  • tender
  • unfledged
  • unripe
  • weak
  • youthful
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