I. WORDS EXPRESSING ABSTRACT RELATIONS

VI. TIME

2. RELATIVE TIME; Time with reference to succession

Youth.

[Antonyms: age.]

[Nouns] youth; juvenility, juvenescence; juniority; infancy; babyhood, childhood, boyhood, girlhood, youthhood; incunabula; minority, nonage, teens, tender age, bloom.

cradle, nursery, leading strings, pupilage, puberty, pucelage.

prime of life, flower of life, springtide of life, seedtime of life, golden season of life; heyday of youth, school days; rising generation.

[Adjectives] young, youthful, juvenile, green, callow, budding, sappy, puisne, beardless, under age, in one's teens; in statu pupillari; younger, junior; hebetic, unfledged.

[Phrases] "youth on the prow and pleasure at the helm" [Gray]; youth . . . the glad season of life" [Carlyle].

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