A neophyte became erudite.
A neophyte became erudite. = A beginner became educated.
neophyte = beginner
erudite = educated
I am a neophyte at computer programming. I have a lot to learn.
She studied for years and became erudite. She wrote books to share her knowledge.
I am not a neophyte. I am erudite.
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