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Adolescent
Growing From Choldhood to Adult Hood
adolescent
teenager
antediluvian
antiquated; belonging to the time before the biblical flood
archaic
no longer used except in special context; old fashioned
callow
yound and inexperienced; unfledged
contemporary (adj)
of the same period or duration
contemporary (noun)
person who live at the same time as another
crone
withered old woman
decrepit
weakened by old age
defunct
dead;deceased;extinct
forebear
forefather; ancestor
hoary
white or gray with age
infantile
of or like an infant or infancy; childish
inveterate
firmly established by age;deep-routed

habitual
juvenile
of or for youth; youthful

immature
longevity
long life

length of life
matriarch
mother and ruler of family

highly respected elderly lady
mature
full grown; ripe

carefully thought of
nonage
legal minority; period before maturity
nonagenarian
person in his or her 90's
octogenarian
person in their 80's
septuagenarian
person in their 70's
obsolescent
going out of use; becoming obsolete
obsolete
no longer in use; out-of-date
patriarch
venerable old man

father and ruler of family
posthumous
published after the author's death

occuring after death
primeval
pertaining to the worlds first ages; primitive
primordial
existing at the very beggining

elementary; primary; first in order
pristine
in original, long ago state
puberty
physical begginging of manhood or womanhood
puerile
foolish for grown person to say or do; childish
senile
showing the weakness of age
superannuated
retired on a pension; extremly old
venerable
worthy of respect because of advanced age
veteran
person experienced in some occupation

ex-member of the armed forces
yore
long ago
abstemious
sparing in eating or drinking; temperate
carousal
jovial feast; drinking party
dipsomania
abnormal, uncontrollabe craving for alcohol
inebriated
drunk; intoxicated
sober
not drunk; temperate

serious
sobriety
temperance; abstinence
sot
person made foolish by excessive drinking
teetotaler
person who does not drink intoxicating beverages or alcohol
bow
forward part of a ship; prow
brine
salty water

ocean; sea; the deep
doldrums
calm, windless part of the ocean near the equator

listlessness
flotsam
wreckage of a ship or its cargo floating on the sea; driftage
jetsam
goods cast overboard to lighten a ship in distress
jettison
throw (goods) overboard to lighten a ship or plane; discard
leeward
in the direction away from the wind
marine
of the sea or shipping; nautical; maritime
mariner
sailor;seamen
starboard
pertaining to the right hand side of a ship when you faced the bow(forward)
carrion
decayinf flesh of a carcass
contaminate
make impure by mixture; pollute
dross
waste; refuse
expurgate
remove objectionable material from a book; bowdlerize; purify
immaculate
soptless; absolutely clean; pure; faultless
offal
wqaste parts of a butchered animal; refuse; garbage
purge
cleanse; purify; rid of undesired element or person
slatternly
untidy; dirty from habitual neglect; sloveny
sloven
person habitually untidy, dirty, or careless in dress, habits, etc.
sordid
filthy; vile
squalid
filthy from neglect; dorty; degraded
squalor
filth, degradation, sordidness
sully
tarnish;besmirch; defile
adjacent
lying near or next to; bordering; adjoining
approximate
nearly correct
contiguous
touching; adjoining
environs
districts surrounding a place; suburbs
juxtapose
put side by side; put close together
propinquity
kinship

nearness of place; proximity