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Does rank function here as an adjective or is it used in the sense of if your 'rank' is - amateur = if you are an amateur?
One of the meanings of rank as an adjective I found reads too luxuriant but I feel it doesn't fit in the context too well. Any clarifications? Thanks.
See meaning 3 below.
- showing vigorous and profuse growth: rank weeds
- highly offensive or disagreeable, esp in smell or taste
- (prenominal) complete or absolute; utter: a rank outsider
- coarse or vulgar; gross: his language was rank