Adjective(1) (of animals especially human beings, the age at which sex glands become functional(2) covered with fine soft hairs or down
(1) On other specimens, the upper portions of the plants are pubescent while the lower portions are glabrous.(2) All pubescent children feel anxious, needy, and confused by their desires and fears.(3) So whenever I try to sing I'm back in that no-man's land that is the bane of the pubescent boy, jumping from tenor to bass and back within a single phrase.(4) With my short Mohawk that looks like a crew-cut at first glance or under a hat, my army jacket, baggy work jeans and boots, I could easily be a pubescent boy.(5) While pubescent males could find younger females to be on nearly the same developmental level as themselves, teenage females are not as inclined to regard younger, less developed males as sexual partners.(6) Footage of barely pubescent girls screeching and swooning at any glimpse of the musicians is both astonishing and frightening in terms of the power four lads from Liverpool were able to wield - apparently effortlessly.(7) Jeff is a pubescent boy trapped inside the body of a man, still obsessed about his relationship with his mother.(8) It introduced a distinction between pre-pubescent and pubescent children, treating the latter as sexual children, and in so doing laid a foundation for the modern concept of adolescence.(9) How the pubescent boy and wimpy character became a slicing, dicing, seething pot of neuroses and indescribable rage.(10) Couple this with the bimbos playing the game (often wearing next to nothing) and you realise that it's aimed at pubescent teenagers and the readers of lads' mags.(11) When I was a mere slip of a girl, myself and a friend, as many early pubescent teenagers do, used the Ouija board a few times.(12) And, oh, the families: little blond girls in oversized caps, pubescent boys roughhousing in the aisles.(13) They show her in control of her image: a blonde by choice and, with her cocksure grin, anticipating the effect she would exert on a nation of pubescent boys - and girls, too.(14) There is considerable variation in leaf morphology in V. riparia; in general leaves are glabrous to thinly pubescent with conspicuous tuft-form domatia in vein axils.(15) Even more problematic is the fact that Ichi is no longer a bullied child, but a bullied pubescent .(16) Basal shoots simple, borne upright from the basal branches, to 10 cm long, densely pubescent with white trichomes.
1. sericeous ::
2. downy ::
3. puberulent ::
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