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growing from childhood to adult; roughly of the teenage period
adolescent
teenager
adolescent
antiquated; belonging to the time before the biblical flood
antediluvian
no longer used, except in special context; old fashioned
archaic
young & inexperienced; unfledged
callow
of the same period or duration
contemporary
person who lives at the same time as another
comtemporary
withered old woman
crone
weakened by old age
decrepit
dead; deceased; extinct
defunct
forefather, ancestor
forebear
white or gray with age
hoary
of or like an infant or infancy; childish
infantile
firmly established by age; deep-rooted
inveterate
of or for youth; youthful
juvenile
long life
longevity
mother & ruler of the family
matriarch
full-grown; ripe
mature
legal minority; period before maturity
nonage
person in his or her's 90's
nonagenarian
going out of use; becoming obsolete
obsolescent
no longer in use; out of date
obsolete
venerable old man
patriarch
published after the author's death
posthmuos
pertaining to the world's first ages; primitive
primeval
existing at the very beginning
primordial
in original, long ago state; uncorrupted
pristine
physical beginning of manhood or womanhood
puberty
foolish for a grown person to say or do; childish
puerile
showing the weakness of age
senile
retired on a pension; extremely old
superannuated
worthy of respect because of advanced age, achievement, virtue, or historical performance
venerable
person experienced in some occupation art or profession
veteran
long ago
yore
sparing in eating or drinking
abstemious
jovial feast; drinking party
carousal
abnormal, uncontrollable craving for alcohol
dipsomania
drunk; intoxicated
inebriated
not drunk; temperate
sober
temperance; abstinence
sobriety
person made foolish by excessive drinking; drunkard
sot
person who totally abstains from intoxicating beverages
teetotaler
forward part of the ship
bow
salty water
brine
calm windless part of ocean near equator
doldrums
wreckage of a ship or its cargo found floating on the sea; driftage
flotsam
goods cast overboard to lighten a ship in distress
jetsam
throw overboard to lighten a ship or plane
jettison
in the direction away from the wind
leeward
of the sea or shipping; nautical; maritime
marine
sailor; seaman
mariner
pertaining to the right hand side of a ship when you face the bow
starboard
decaying flesh of a carcass
carrion
make impure by mixture; pollute
contaminate
waste; refuse
dross
remove objectionable material from a book
expurgate
spotless; absolutely clean; pure
immacualte
waste parts of a butchered animal
offal
cleanse; purify
purge