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untutored

without formal instruction or education
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Scone, in the lofty tradition of high caf discourse, rhymed with "upon" rather than "loan", which was the pronunciation favoured by ambitious or pretentious people, whose untutored new money still wore a flashy price tag.
It mentions the 3 currently available automated urine microscopy systems, but an untutored reader will find it hard to discern the relative merits, if any, of these systems.
To the untutored eye, the productivity disparity between Moseley's lineout and their scrum would suggest that, while the former needs a spell in intensive care, the latter is in the rudest of health and ready to dominate as it once did.
Our meal began with the Selkirk Grace which even to my untutored ear made perfect sense: Some hae meat and canna eat, and some wad eat that want it, but we hae meat and we can eat, and sae the Lord be thankit.
Boogie-woogie, a piano style built upon the blues and characterized by a variety of ostinato bass figures, is frequently viewed as a rudimentary music performed by untutored pianists with limited musical vocabulary.
He was at his best when thrust in the spotlight to tutor the untutored, but not to listen in a debate.
I didn't have to look farther for critical appreciation, for untutored palates are the best judges of restaurants.
It's harder to explain why Bordeaux's great wines (grand vin) are ranked according to a quality classification prepared in 1855, which is why Chateau Lagrange, being a Third Growth, fares much lower and commands lower prices than, say, a Cos d'Estournel (a Second Growth) or a Lafite-Rothschild (a First Growth), even though they all seem to taste alike to the untutored palate.
Which is how I came to be sitting in an Audi A5 Sportback contemplating the advantages of a 1,000-year Reich while my co-driver attempted to convince a man who was possibly untutored in ways of the horse chestnut that, although he could not at that precise moment put his hand on his passport, he had lived in the UK for 58 years so surely there must be some record of his bona fides.
Cottingham's essays succeed in showing even untutored readers a thinker who is much more subtle, interesting, and compelling than is often appreciated--a thinker, moreover, whose deep religious commitments played a role in his philosophy more central than either secularists or the traditional religious establishment have often been willing to admit.
It is an established NCP approach that routinely blunts, even shatters, every untutored U.
This is a woman totally untutored in stagecraft but the studio audience cheered her to the rafters.