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noun as in adolescence

noun as in boyhood

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An 18-year-old Swedish rapper/Internet meme has inspired legions of impressionable teens to get based in bucket hats.

What is the suicide rate of Christian teens relative to transgender ones?

Witnesses said the girls were in their late teens and had been accompanied by a man who left soon after the blast.

As Pro Publica recently noted, blacks age 15 to 19 have a 21 times greater chance of being killed by the police than white teens.

Brute is the story of Mac and Jesse, two disenfranchised teens who turn to robbing houses as a form of recreation and quick cash.

But she was half a dozen years older than de Brus, who was still in his teens and was never distinguished for enterprise.

There was a Miss Mayblunt, no longer in her teens, who looked at the world through lorgnettes and with the keenest interest.

Moreover, let it be remembered she was at this time not a girl in her teens, but a woman of nearly forty-four.

The Fairy Prince was nearing home at last, and a tall, shy maid in her teens was glad that he was on the way.

Then Betsy would redden and toss her head, for, like most girls in their early teens, she wished to be thought older than she was.


On this page you'll find 162 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to teens, such as: boyhood, girlhood, greenness, juvenility, minority, and pubescence.

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