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At the time, a social worker, foster parents and therapist pigeonholed the child, known then as Christina, as a troubled, pubescent girl who acted out for attention.
Saedi adroitly and humorously uses these universal pubescent ordeals to contextualize Iranian culture and the immigrant experience.
Helker pleaded guilty to one count of foreign distribution of child pornography involving an image of a pubescent boy and prepubescent girls.
Using a trail of clues that included Deyte’s smartwatch, leaked e-mails, and Rogers’s computer, teams of pubescent cyber-forensic investigators were tasked with determining the culprit.
Leno by his own admission was inspired by the Brits, but his adaptation has the potential to appeal to more than pubescent boys excited by rock stars almost flipping a family car.
If Carell can overcome that pubescent mustache, the underlying message is, any dream is within reach.
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PUBESCENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pubescent for English Language Learners
: beginning to physically develop into an adult : having reached puberty
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