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young child

noun as in bairn

noun as in bambino

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The budding relationship between the ornery sexagenarian and the precocious young child ultimately gives the film its momentum.

In an ad called “Spelling Bee,” a young child spells “Pryor” as “O-B-A-M-A,” to which the judge says, “Close enough.”

Traffic was horrible, but somehow you weaved through it and arrived at the airport just in time with your wife and young child.

The look at Brenda Foster gave me was enough to scare any young child to death.

My first sensation was like that of a very young child badly hurt, when it catches its breath before crying out.

A quite young child will, for example, pretend to do something, as to take an empty cup and carry out the semblance of drinking.

Whatever the age may be, whether in a young child or in an old person, the average of beneficial effects appears to be the same.

If a man has taken a young child ‘from his waters’ to sonship, and has reared him up, no one has any claim against that nursling.

It is often necessary to give the infant or the young child cereal water to replace food in occasions of summer diarrhoea, etc.

I never found that a young child—one of something under nine years—was able to say, “I send them my love” at the first attempt.


On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to young child, such as: baby, daughter, infant, juvenile, kid, and moppet.

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