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early years

noun as in school age

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In the early years, the big powers were often rough, self-made men such as Jack Warner or Louis B. Mayer.

She had spent her early years in Queens, where her father had physically abused both her and her mother.

In the early years—the 1920s and 1930s—modernism was seen as “out there.”

In the early years, modernism had a kind of progressive, even socialist bent to it.

Despite the confinement, those early years were often idyllic.

The formation of a new ministry was not an unusual occurrence in the early years of King George the Third.

Of the numerous petty divinities which watched over the child's early years we have already given some account.

The sacred character of the early years of a young Roman's life could hardly be more closely marked.

The early years of the reign of Diocletian were characterized for the most part by principles of religious toleration.

For Honorius Hatchard, in the early years of the nineteenth century, had enjoyed a modest celebrity.


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to early years, such as: juvenescence, juvenility, younger days, and youth.

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