Definition of Juvenescent

1. a. Growing or becoming young.

Definition of Juvenescent

1. Adjective. Becoming juvenile or young. ¹

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Definition of Juvenescent

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Juvenescent

juvenescent (current term)
juvenile-onset diabetes
juvenile absence epilepsy
juvenile amaurotic idiocy
juvenile angiofibroma
juvenile arrhythmia
juvenile body
juvenile carcinoma
juvenile cataract
juvenile cell
juvenile cerebellar astrocytoma
juvenile chorea
juvenile chronic arthritis

Literary usage of Juvenescent

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Nicene and Apostles' Creeds: Their Literary History ; Together with an by Charles Anthony Swainson (1875)
"... which, being received from the Church, we guard ; and which, by the Spirit of God, aa it were an ever juvenescent deposit in a precious vessel, ..."

2. Selected Essays of Lamb by Charles Lamb, Howard Bement (1912)
"See footnote to page 107, line 5. 20. unpoisoned. See page 114, lines 22-23. 24. reductive of juvenescent emotion: recalling the emotions of youth. ..."

3. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"A fine example of his ever juvenescent wit is «Two Hundred Hyperboles upon Herr Wahl's Enormous Nose.» He wrote also fables, ballads, and charades, ..."

4. The Writings of Bret Harte by Bret Harte (1896)
"Flora," by which juvenescent name his aged Indian handmaid was known, usually announced her presence with an imitation of a curlew's cry : it could not be ..."

5. Handy-book of Literary Curiosities by William Shepard Walsh (1892)
"... How, heralding her happiness, high Heaven Joys jocund, juvenescent joys, Jove-sent. Immutably involves in its intent King ..."

6. The Works of Charles Lamb by Charles Lamb (1852)
"... who, by leave, airs her playful charge in your stately gardens, drop her prettiest blushing curtsy as ye pass, reductive of juvenescent emotion ! so may ..."

7. The Works of Charles Lamb: to which are prefixed his letters, and a sketch by Charles Lamb (1871)
"... reductive of juvenescent emotion! so may the younkers of this generation eye you, pacing your stately terrace, with the same superstitious veneration, ..."

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