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fledgling
a baby bird; an inexperienced person; inexperienced.
florid
lushed with a rosy color, as in complexion; very ornate and flowery: "florid prose."
floundering
struggling: "We tried to save the floundering business."
garrulous
verbose; talkative; rambling: "We tried to avoid our garrulous neighbor."
gossamer
ine cobweb on foliage; fine gauzy fabric; very fine: "She wore a gossamer robe."
guileless
honest; straightforward (n: guilelessness)
hapless
unfortunate
headlong
headfirst; impulsive; hasty. impulsively; hastily; without forethought: "They rushed headlong into marriage."
impecunious
penniless; poor
imperious
commanding
inchoate
in an initial or early stage; incomplete; disorganized: "The act of writing forces one to clarify incohate thoughts."
incorrigible
not capable of being corrected: "The school board finally decided the James was incorrigible and expelled him from school."
indelible
permanent; unerasable; strong: "The Queen made an indelible impression on her subjects."
ineffable
undescribable; inexpressible in words; unspeakable
ingenious
clever: "She developed an ingenious method for testing her hypothesis."(n: ingenuity)