2. RELATIVE TIME; Time with reference to succession
[Nouns] youth; juvenility, juvenescence;
juniority; infancy; babyhood, childhood, boyhood, girlhood, youthhood;
incunabula; minority, nonage, teens, tender age, bloom.
cradle, nursery, leading strings, pupilage, puberty, pucelage.
prime of life, flower of life, springtide of life, seedtime of life, golden
season of life; heyday of youth, school days; rising generation.
[Adjectives] young, youthful,
juvenile, green, callow, budding, sappy, puisne, beardless, under age, in one's
teens; in statu pupillari; younger, junior; hebetic, unfledged.
[Phrases] "youth on the prow and
pleasure at the helm" [Gray]; youth . . . the glad season of life"