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  • adj. Not yet nubile.


pre- +‎ nubile (Wiktionary)


  • Klive, Mary MacLane, Hilma Strandberg, Marie Bashkirtseff -- have been veritable epics upon woman's nature; have revealed the characterlessness normal to the prenubile period in which everything is kept tentative and plastic, and where life seems to have least unity, aim, or purpose.

    Youth: Its Education, Regimen, and Hygiene


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