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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Characterized by or characteristic of exceptionally early development or maturity (especially in mental aptitude) adj. - Appearing or developing early.

Usage examples (38)
  • I was a very precocious child.
  • precocious flowers appear before the leaves as in some species of magnolias
  • A precocious child
  • I think the term precocious is applicable as is free spirited. for more
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