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nonage

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1 the state or time of being a child
  • the short stories of the novelist's nonage have only recently been discovered by scholars

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2 the transitional period between childhood and adulthood
  • the indiscretions of his long-ago nonage have come back to haunt him now that he's a serious presidential contender

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“Nonage.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/nonage. Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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