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- 1. pubescent, immature (vs. mature)
- usage: (of animals especially human beings) having arrived at the onset of puberty (the age at which sex glands become functional) but not yet fully mature; "the budding breasts of a pubescent girl and the downy chin of pubescent boy"
- 2. downy, pubescent, puberulent, sericeous, hairy (vs. hairless), haired, hirsute
- usage: covered with fine soft hairs or down; "downy milkweed seeds"
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