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adolescent(adj)
growing from childhood to adulthood
adolescent(n)
teenager
antediluvian
antiquated;belonging to the time before the Biblical Flood
archiac
no longer used, except in a special context
callow
young and inexperienced
contemporary
of the samr period or duration
contemporary(n)
person who lives at the same as another
crone
witherd old woman
decrepit
weakened by old age
defunct
dead; deceased;extinct
forebearer
forefather, ancestor
hoary
white or gray with age
infantile
of or like an infant or infancy
inveterate
firmly established by age; deep-rooted
juvenile
of or for youth; youthful
longevity
long life
matriarch
mother and ruler of a family
mature
full-grown; ripe
nonage
legal minority; period before maturity
nonagenarian
person in his or her 90's
obsolescent
going out of use; becoming obsolete
obsolete
no longer in use; out of date
patriarch
venerable old man
posthumous
published after the author's death
primeval
pertaining to the world's first ages
primordial
existing at the very beginning
pristine
in original, long-ago state
puberty
physical beginning of manhood or womanhood
puerile
foolish for a grown person to say or do; childish
senile
showing the weakness of age
superannuated
retired on a pension; extremely old
venerable
worthy of respect because of advanced
age, achievement, virtue, or historical importance
veteran
person who is experienced in some occupation , art, or profession
yore
(always preceded by ~of~) long ago
abstemious
sparing in eating and drinking
carousal
jovial feast; drinking party
dipsomania
abnormal, uncontrollable craving for alcohol; alcoholism
inebriated
drunk; intoxicated
sober
not drunk; temperate
sobriety
temperance; abstinence
sot
person made foolish by excessive drinking
teetotaler
person who totally abstains from intoxicating beverages
bow
forward part of the ship (ant. stern)
brine
salty water
doldrums
calm, windless part of the ocean near the equator
flotsom
wreckage of a ship or its cargo found floating on the sea; driftage
jetsam
goods cast overboard to lighten a ship in distress
jettison
throw goods overboard to lighten a ship or a plane; discard
leeward
in the direction away from the wind
(ant. windward)
marine
of the sea or shipping; nautical; maritime
mariner
sailor, seaman
starboard
pertaining to the right-hand side of a ship when you face the bow (ant. port)
carrion
decaying flesh of a carcass
contaminate
make impure by mixture; pollute
(ant. decontaminate)
dross
waste; refuse
expurgate
remove objectionable material from a book
immaculate
spotless; absolutely clean
offal
waste parts of a butchered animal
purge
cleanse; purify
slatternly
untidy; dirty from habitual neglect
sloven
person habitually untidy, dirty, or careless in dress, habits, etc.
sorbid
filthy; vile
squalid
filthy from neglect; dirty
squalor
filth; degraduation
sully
tarnish
adjacent
lying near or next; bordering
approximate
nearly correct (ant. exact precise)
contiguous
touching; adjoining
environs
districts surrounding a place; suburbs
juxtaposition
close or side-by-side position
propinquity
kinship