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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR JUVENILE

His narrative is adapted alike for the juvenile mind and for the adult.

The conversation at this point was interrupted by the appearance of the juvenile man.

With impulsive kindness he stops and speaks assuringly to this juvenile spy.

This miracle is as common in the "Acta Sanctorum" as in the juvenile romances.

Merrihew curled the ends of his juvenile mustache and scowled fiercely.

They desired, naturally, to keep me with them in the juvenile department.

Truly John was becoming an important figure in the juvenile world.

The pillow, need I add, was to suppress the latent pangs of juvenile appetite.

Memory failed to produce any juvenile John Grant for her inspection.

He tried to picture Kettleman in the midst of a gang of juvenile delinquents.

WORD ORIGIN

1620s, from Latin iuvenilis "of or belonging to youth," from iuvenis "young person," originally "young" (cf. French jeune; see young). Juvenile delinquency first recorded 1816; Juvenile delinquent the following year.

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