Adolescence


Adolescence
(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Adolescence->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ adolescence
adolescence
pubescence
majority
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ adultism
adultism
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ adultness
adultness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ manhood
manhood
virility
maturity full age
ripe age
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ flower of age
flower of age
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ prime of life
prime of life
meridian of life
spring of life
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ man
man
&c. 373
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ woman
woman
&c. 374
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ adult
adult
no chicken
PARAG:Adolescence->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ come of age
come of age
come to man's estate
come to years of discretion
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ attain majority
attain majority
assume the toga virilis
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ have cut one's eyeteeth
have cut one's eyeteeth
have sown one's mild oats
PARAG:Adolescence->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ adolescent
adolescent
pubescent
of age
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ of full age
of full age
of ripe age
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ out of one's teens
out of one's teens
grown up
mature
full grown
in one's prime
middle-aged
manly
virile
adult
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ womanly
womanly
matronly
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ marriageable
marriageable
nubile

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