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  • adj. superlative form of young: most young.
  • adj. Most recently begun or formed.


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  • I served in Vietnam, My sons served in Desert Storm and my youngest is a U.S. Marine.

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  • I think my youngest is about to start spouting Shakespeare sonnets if her disrupted sleep is anything to go by.

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  • “I am the youngest in my own family, and I think, to a large extent, the youngest is almost always without blame, because the show was already going when we get there.”

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  • And yet, "said the apple-woman," I have three boys of my own at home; one of them must be nearly a man by this time, and the youngest is about as old as you are.

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  • When two women walk along together the youngest is always given the inside of the pavement, or if the younger happens to be married, she gets the outside – they are quite strict about this; also, if

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  • My youngest is taking summer gym to get a headstart on his freshman year of high school.

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