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He was a savage, untaught in the arts and refinements of civilization, and in estimating his character this should be considered.
THE INDIAN: ON THE BATTLE-FIELD AND IN THE WIGWAMJOHN FROST
They were not merely illiterate and untaught, but showed also an extremely low grade of reasoning power.
THE CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL. 2, NO. 2, AUGUST, 1862VARIOUS
The first duty is from the parent to the child: this unfulfilled, the duty of the child remains untaught.
THERE AND BACKGEORGE MACDONALD
No cook untaught by an educated brain ever makes these, and yet economy is a great gainer by them.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 14, NO. 86, DECEMBER, 1864VARIOUS
Jeffrey came next Sunday, and often after declared he never heard such words, such a sacred, untaught gift of speech.
SPARE HOURSJOHN BROWN
And dost thou blame the impartial will of Heaven, Untaught of life the good and ill to scan?
ROBERT BURNSPRINCIPAL SHAIRP.
A master of an ordinary trade can perform miracles to the untaught.
THE BROWNING CYCLOPDIAEDWARD BERDOE
By my head, I am not so untaught as ye deem me, and it is but because ye have escaped me that ye now mock me.
TALES FROM THE OLD FRENCHVARIOUS
She was only a young, immature, untaught girl then, ignorant of her powers.
A TROOPER GALAHADCHARLES KING
They were untaught and unfed, and clamoured loudly with wayward tongues.
OLIVE LEAVESLYDIA HOWARD SIGOURNEY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO UNTAUGHT

  • abortive
  • backward
  • behindhand
  • embryonic
  • half-baked
  • ignored
  • inchoate
  • incipient
  • inexperienced
  • latent
  • potential
  • primitive
  • primordial
  • unactualized
  • underdeveloped
  • unevolved
  • unprogressive
  • untaught
  • untrained
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