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: when only (a specified young age)
He left home at the tender age of 18.
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From the Editors at Merriam-Webster
'Tender' and Its Not-So-Delicate History
The word has "soft" roots, but is firmly planted.
at the root of
at the sight of
at the stroke of
at the tender age
at the time of (something)
at the top of one's form
at the top of one's lungs
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to deposit or conceal in a hiding place
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