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- adj. of, or relating to preadolescence
- n. a child who has not yet reached puberty
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- adj. of or relating to or designed for children between the ages of 9 and 12
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If you squinted hard enough, they became streaks of red and green fire, a condition known as the preadolescent Doppler effect.
The reality is that adolescent and preadolescent humans generally do have sensitivities and anxieties about discussing sex in what used to be called “mixed company”, and provoking these anxieties inevitably makes a difficult discussion even more hazardous.
You do a fine job of evoking Philips preadolescent alienation, both from his family and his peers.
The object of the bronies' fascination is "My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic," a remake of a 1980s animated TV show for preadolescent girls featuring plucky, candy-colored equines.
In between, the students would do research on Ms. Starks's target audience -- preadolescent girls -- to come up with relevant ideas.
My older brother and I were watching TV special and there featured a young, articulate, well-dressed black man who seemed, even to my preadolescent mind, poised, confident, and brimming with potential.
They are followed by a hauntingly lovely choral performance from a gaggle of angelic-looking preadolescent boys in red robes and comically large ruffs.
Cleopatra, we contingency remind ourselves, was a preadolescent child wearing a dress.
I was twelve years old when the threat of sexual violence became a concrete reality in my preadolescent life.
Child actors and their parents have nothing on these preadolescent predators when it comes to craving the spotlight.
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