Synonyms to lick into shape

apprentice, abecedarian, alphabetarian, amateur, ancestors, apprenticed, architect, article, articled, articled clerk, artificer, artisan, artist, author, baby, begetter, beginner, bind, bind over, boot, bound over, break, break in, breed, bring up, builder, catechumen, colt, conceiver, condition, constructor, contract, craftsman, craftswoman, creator, cultivate, deb, debutant, designer, develop, deviser, discipline, discoverer, drill, effector, engenderer, engineer, entrant, executor, executrix, exercise, father, fetch up, fit, fledgling, form, foster, founder, freshman, generator, greenhorn, greeny, groom, grower, handicraftsman, house-train, housebreak, ignoramus, improve, inaugurator, indenture, indentured, inductee, industrialist, infant, initiate, initiator, instigator, institutor, introducer, inventor, journeyman, learner, maker, manufacturer, master, master carpenter, master craftsman, mechanic, mother, neophyte, nestling, new boy, newcomer, novice, novitiate, nurse, nurture, organizer, originator, past master, planner, postulant, practice, precursor, prentice, prepare, prime mover, probatio