Family Word Snacks: Neophyte & Novice



neophyte:ˈ[nee-uh-fahyt] (n) beginner; someone that is new to a skill, belief, or subject

in a sentence: The exposed cult had called its neophytes “newborn believers” and required them to wear all white to symbolize innocence and ignorance.


novice: [nah-vuhs](n) a person who is brand new to something

in a sentence: When Rebecca moved in next door and joined the Club of Super Chic Chicks with her bargain basement clothes and unkempt hair, she stood out as the obvious novice of the group.

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About Elle C. Mayberry

Elle C. Mayberry is a mom and author, who just released a new children's book with her young daughter. With a passion for parenting and degrees in psychology and "make it workology," she created Tuned In Parents (TiP).

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