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synonyms for precocious

  • bright
  • cocky
  • intelligent
  • mature
  • advanced
  • aggressive
  • ahead of time
  • beforehand
  • bold
  • brassy
  • cheeky
  • developed
  • early
  • flip
  • flippant
  • forward
  • fresh
  • nervy
  • premature
  • presumptuous
  • pushy
  • quick
  • sassy
  • smart-alecky
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antonyms for precocious

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  • stupid
  • unintelligent
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How to use precocious in a sentence

They have been used for decades to treat children who start showing signs of puberty before age 8 or 9, a condition known as precocious puberty.
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From an early age, she was held to high academic standards and proved a precocious scholar.
SHE RISKED EVERYTHING TO EXPOSE FACEBOOK. NOW SHE’S TELLING HER STORY.KAREN HAOJULY 29, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Here is the one about the precocious tyke who convinced her family to take a chance on a deaf puppy.
FOR SOME DOGS (AND HUMANS), THE PANDEMIC ADOPTION RUSH WAS MOSTLY A WAITING GAMEHAU CHUJUNE 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Rashida Adkins was drawn to journalism as a precocious pre-teen.
MSNBC’S NEW PRESIDENT RASHIDA JONES: ‘I WAS CONSTANTLY UNDERESTIMATED’LLOYD GROVEJUNE 7, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
Not only are puberty blockers reversible, but their original use included assisting cisgender children who were undergoing precocious puberty.
THE GOP’S ANTI-TRANS BILLS ARE IGNORANCE IN ACTIONMONICA HESSEAPRIL 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Thus died the greatest statesman of the eighteenth century, and the most precocious in our annals.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
These childish verses prove a precocious desire for expression, before the right medium had been discovered.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
Exemplary punishment is to be visited upon me for "precocious godlessness, dangerous tendencies, and insubordination."
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
In crossing to Niagara, we had a specimen of the precocious colonist of 1845.
CANADA AND THE CANADIANSSIR RICHARD HENRY BONNYCASTLE
She was very precocious, a thorough student, and would allow nothing to divert her from her studies.
A CALIFORNIA GIRLEDWARD ELDRIDGE
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WORDS RELATED TO PRECOCIOUS

  • avant-garde
  • breakthrough
  • cutting-edge
  • excellent
  • exceptional
  • extreme
  • first
  • foremost
  • forward
  • higher
  • late
  • leading
  • leading-edge
  • liberal
  • precocious
  • progressive
  • radical
  • state-of-the-art
  • unconventional
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.