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Oh, to be out of school, at the end of that first day of adulthood!

Dreams of adulthood, dealing with the present or the future, indicate progression.

It leads, too, in due time, to a lack of reverence for adulthood.

Still, he was my link to my family, to my first adulthood and my only childhood.

Reproductive-wise, there is no question as to adulthood; each of the four females was pregnant.

No one of these characters alone was accepted as proof of adulthood but only the three in combination.

And the children have not been to blame for their dislike of law and their distrust of adulthood.

Most kinds of mammals retain sutures throughout life or until the animals are well into adulthood.

The infancy of Serbhood and the adulthood of Albanianism clashed in the same region, the prelude to the tragedy of 1999.

In mice in the earlier stages of adulthood, underfur of the dorsum is buffy at the tips and gray basally.

WORD ORIGIN

1850, from adult + -hood.

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