16. Age

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adolescent

growing from childhood to adulthood; roughly, of the teenage period

adolescent

teenager

antediluvian

antiquated; belonging to the time before the biblical Flood

archaic

no longer used, except in a special context; old-fashioned

callow

young and inexperienced; unfledged

contemporary

1.of the same period or duration -2. modern; up to date

contemporary

person who lives at the same time as another

crone

withered old woman

decrepit

weakened by old age

defunct

dead; deceased; extinct

forebear

forefather; ancestor; progenitor

hoary

1.white of gray with age- 2.ancient

infantile

of or like an infant or infancy; childish

inveterate

1.firmly established by age; deep-rooted - 2.habitual

juvenile

1.of or for youth; youthful -2. immature

longevity

1.long life- 2.length of life

matriarch

1.mother and ruler of a family or tribe; founder -2. highly respected old woman

mature

1.full-grown; ripe- 2.carefully thought out

nonage

legal minority; period before maturity

nonagenarian

person 90-99 years old

obsolescent

going out of use; becoming obsolete

obsolete

no longer in use; out-of-date

patriarch

1.father and ruler of a family or tribe; founder - 2.highly respected old man

posthumous

1.published after the author's death - 2.occurring after death

prelapsarian

of the time or state before the fall of mankind

primeval

pertaining to the world's first ages; primitive

primordial

1.existing at the very beginning- 2.elementary; primary; first in order

pristine

in original, long ago state; uncorrupted

puberty

physical beginning of manhood or womanhood

puerile

foolish for a grown person to say or do; childish

senile

showing the weakness of age

superannuated

1.retired on a pension; advanced in years; very old - 2.incapacitated by age

venerable

worthy of respect because of advanced age, achievement, virtue, or historical importance

veteran

1.person experienced in some occupation, art, or profession -2.ex-member of the armed forces

yore

long ago

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