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Adolescent

Teenage period

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Adolescent

Teenager

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Antediluvian

Belonging to time period of the biblical flood

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Archaic

Old fashioned, no longer used

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Callow

Young and inexperienced

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Contemporary

Of the same period or duration

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Contemporary

Person who lives at the same time as another

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Crone

Withered old woman

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Decrepit

Weakened by old age

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Defunct

Dead; deceased

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Forebear

Progenitor; ancestor

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Hoary

White or gray with age

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Infantile

Of or like an infant

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Juvenile

Of or for yourh

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Longevity

Long life

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Matriach

Mother and ruler of a family or tribe

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Mature

Full grown; ripe

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Nonage

Legal minority

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Nonagenarian

Person 90-99 years old

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Obsolescent

Going out of use, becoming obsolete

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Obsolete

No longer in use

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Patriarch

Father and ruler of a family or tribe

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Posthumous

Published after an authors death

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Prelapsarian

Of the time or state before the fall of mankind

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Primeval

Pertaining to the worlds first ages; primitive

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Primordial

Existing at the very beginning

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Pristine

In original long ago state

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Puberty

Physical beginning of manhood

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Puerile

Foolish for a grown person to do

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Senile

Showing weakness of age

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Superannuated

retired on a pension

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Venerable

Worthy of respect because of advanced age

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Veteran

Person experienced

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Yore

Long ago