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A.Word.A.Day--juvenescent

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juvenescent (joo-veh-NES-ent) adjective

Becoming young or youthful.

[Latin iuvenescens, iuvenescent-, present participle of iuvenescere, to reach the age of youth, from iuvenis, young.]

"To him, I am perennially juvenescent, a toddler with a worrisome weakness for cigars." Alexander Frater, South Seas, Los Angeles Times, 25 Apr 1999.

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