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novice
(NAH-vis) noun

beginner, neophyte

Although Lucy is a novice bowler, she scored 102 when she went bowling with her friends last Friday night.
objective
(ob-JEK-tiv) adj.

impartial, uninfluenced by emotions

It was tough for Shanna to remain calm and objective, when the only person who could have divulged her embarrassing secret was her best friend.
paramount
(PAR-a-mownt) adj.

supreme, dominant, primary

Lily believed it was of paramount importance to develop social skills in high school.
pragmatic
(prag-MAT-ik) adj.

practical; moved by facts rather than abstract ideas

Timmy's pragmatic approach to learning how to play the guitar was to practice for at least one hour every afternoon.
sagacious
(su-GAY-shiss) adj.

wise, shrewd

John will always remember Mrs. Cooley as the sagacious Algebra I teacher.