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pubescent

 [pu-bes´ent]
1. arriving at the age of puberty.
2. covered with down or lanugo.

pu·bes·cent

(pyū-bes'ĕnt),
Pertaining to pubescence.

pubescent

/pu·bes·cent/ (pu-bes´int)
1. arriving at the age of puberty.
2. covered with down or lanugo.

pubescent

(pyo͞o-bĕs′ənt)
adj.
1. Reaching or having recently reached puberty.
2. Covered with short hairs or soft down.

pubescent

[p(y)o̅o̅bes′ənt]
Etymology: L, pubescere, to reach puberty
pertaining to the beginning of puberty.

pu·bes·cent

(pyū-bes'ĕnt)
Pertaining to pubescence.

pubescent

(of plant structures) covered with fine hairs.

pubescent

1. arriving at the age of puberty.
2. covered with down or lanugo.
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Terrestrial herbs or shrubs to 2 m high, erect, with white latex, sparsely pubescent with maroon trichomes.
Abdomen: Brown; setation comprised of dense white and brown setose, surface entirely smooth; T1-7 brown; T1 and anterior half of T2 long white setose, remaining T2 and T3-7 brown setose; T1 grey pubescent posteromedially, T2 predominantly grey pubescent (except anterolaterally), remaining T narrowly grey pubescent medially and wider grey pubescent posteriorly; S1-7 brown; S1 asetose, S2-7 sparsely brown setose; S predominantly apubescent; T2-4 parallel-sided and not constricted waist-like; bullae on T2 black, transversely elongate, surface entirely smooth, T2 surface anterior to bullae smooth.
But then, that might have been too much for the pubescent target audience to handle.
But this minimalism (which gives way to surrealism by the climax) is deliciously effective when it comes to revealing the sexuality of one of Duck Season's pubescent protagonists.
Densely pubescent lines have a greater root density and a deeper root extension (Garay and Wilhelm, 1983).
While Balthus always denied the obvious eroticism of his own languid, pubescent girls, calling them "angels," Klossowski's images, thanks to their theatrical presence, are highly self-aware.
Pubescent readers aren't the only ones swapping tales with their moms on the regular.
It was this hormonal combustion that Jack Kennedy famously ignited in the pubescent Billy Clinton.
Until now, people have had to rely on questionable alternative methods, to deal with a very common condition that affects 90% of post pubescent women.
He said: "I actually rocked a pubescent moustache for a while.
She juggles business, two pubescent girls, a bonkers ex-husband, a wobbly lover; and there's a baby somewhere who we just never see and seldom hear.