2. RELATIVE TIME; Time with reference to succession
[Nouns] adolescence, pubescence,
majority; adultism; adultness; adulthood; manhood, virility, maturity, full
age, ripe age; flower of age; prime of life, meridian of life, spring of life.
man [more]; woman [more];
adult, no chicken.
[Verbs] come of age, come to man's
estate, come to years of discretion; attain majority, assume the toga virilis;
have cut one's eyeteeth, have sown one's wild oats.
[Adjectives] adolescent, pubescent,
of age; of full age, of ripe age; out of one's teens, grown up, mature, full
grown, in one's prime, middle-aged, manly, virile, adult; womanly, matronly;