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- v. To commence or progress through adolescence.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. become adolescent; pass through adolescence
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I was lucky to adolesce in the late 1960s, helped by a television show called, "The Newlywed Game."
At least part of a child's training must include the information and inspiration he needs to adolesce well.
In fiction, adolescents who never successfully adolesce become annoying.
In real life, adolescents who never successfully adolesce become single twenty-somethings who mooch off their parents and spend all their money on fancy electronics.
Many modern tales of adolescence are bad precisely because none of the characters actually adolesce -- that is, become adults.
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