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  • n. A talented person who achieves great success at an early age; a wunderkind.

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  • n. a prodigy whose talents are recognized at an early age


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  • I was still some 429 points away from grand-master status, but I was touted as the Great American Hope, a child prodigy and a girl to boot.

    The Joy Luck Club


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