The poorer maidens find their own at a precociously early age.
They will discover which girls are cold and indifferent, and which are precociously erotic.
This was the case of a boy of 16, precociously mature and fairly bright.
They have matured (have adapted to environment, that is) precociously.
He read eagerly and precociously, as a delicate child sometimes does, devouring all such books as he could lay hands on.
He nibbled at various books and was precociously brilliant in Latin.
On the other hand, what sad havoc does not the sexual passion play where it is precociously developed and wantonly indulged.
Martial had neither youthful passion nor youthful enthusiasm to make him precociously a poet.
"If Granny Simmons were here she'd say you had the fidgets," remarked Joan precociously.
One of the monks was a young Dominican, handsome, brilliant, precociously grave; it was the curate of Binondo.
appearing early, as flowers; early in development
Latin prae- + coquere 'to cook'
1640s, "developed before the usual time" (of plants), with -ous + Latin praecox (genitive praecocis) "maturing early," from prae "before" (see pre-) + coquere "to ripen," literally "to cook" (see cook (n.)). Originally of flowers or fruits. Figurative use, of persons, dates from 1670s. Related: Precociously; precociousness.
precocious pre·co·cious (prĭ-kō'shəs)
Showing unusually early development or maturity.