I. WORDS EXPRESSING ABSTRACT RELATIONS

VI. TIME

2. RELATIVE TIME; Time with reference to succession

Adolescence.

[Antonyms: age.]

[Nouns] adolescence, pubescence, majority; adultism; adultness; adulthood; manhood, virility, maturity, full age, ripe age; flower of age; prime of life, meridian of life, spring of life.

man [more]; woman [more]; adult, no chicken.

[Verbs] come of age, come to man's estate, come to years of discretion; attain majority, assume the toga virilis; have cut one's eyeteeth, have sown one's wild oats.

[Adjectives] adolescent, pubescent, of age; of full age, of ripe age; out of one's teens, grown up, mature, full grown, in one's prime, middle-aged, manly, virile, adult; womanly, matronly; marriageable, nubile.

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