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youth

(yo͞oth)
n. pl. youths (yo͞oths, yo͞othz)
1.
a. The condition or quality of being young: Travel while you still have your youth.
b. The time of life between childhood and maturity: He was rebellious in his youth.
c. An early period of development or existence: a nation in its youth.
2.
a. A young person, especially a young male in late adolescence.
b. (used with a sing. or pl. verb) Young people considered as a group.
3. Geology The first stage in the erosion cycle.
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youth

Adolescence Vox populi
1. A nebulously defined period of development between puberty and maturity.
2. A young person.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

youth

(ūth)
The period between childhood and maturity.
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Q. what type of cancer is the most common one for youth?

A. this is an educated guess, but i don't have the paper work to prove it, but i think acute leukemia. i know that it's incidence increased since the 70's. (although decreasing in the 90's..)

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Yet the hair remains youthfully buoyant, reminiscent of a young Paul McCartney.
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Add an outing for the youthfully exuberant Scherzo from Rott's Symphony in E - virtually a concerto for triangle with much chromatic sliding around as keys changed bar by bar - and it wasn't difficult to see why this composer is largely forgotten.
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Ayesha Thapar posed readily for the shutterbugs and the young Tania Sachdev, dressed youthfully in a form fitting mini dress, seemed to enjoy all the attention.
All in all, however, just as Oprah Winfrey (who has a team of hairstylists and make-up artists who keep her looking youthfully good for her age) deeply believes, ageless beauty is something we can't always buy, nip or tuck.
Seated on what looks like a tomb, a woman in black (a colour Watteau largely avoided) longs to join the revels of the young companions sporting among the trees alongside a nearby lake, and refuses with a distant stare and an avoiding twitch of her skirts the love-letter or marriage-contract which a youthfully dressed but ageing man draws from his jacket.
Even now the book was still on his shelf at home where the occasional sight of its cracked binding could spring upon him a youthfully solid erection.
I had read of the exploits of Karamojo Bell and his use of the 6.5mm and 7mm on elephants and youthfully dreamed of someday following in his footsteps.
I had a slight metallic taste in my mouth and felt the occasional twinge but it was still quite relaxing - and again left my skin youthfully smooth.
Happily Recently looming out of the screen have been too many mugshots of balding architects trying to look serious and youthfully shaven-headed and succeeding only in appearing thuggish and untrustworthy.
They formed a sharp contrast to John Hoogenakker's Claudio and Susan Shunk's Hero, who were played here as too youthfully inexperienced to handle the emotional turmoil to which Sean Fortunato's Don John subjected them.