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But for adolescent inmates, says U. S. Attorney Preet Bharara, “Rikers Island is broken.”Here’s a Reform Even the Koch Brothers and George Soros Can Agree On|Tina Brown|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What is new, however, is the role that technology is playing in adolescent sexuality.
An investment in creating a non-violent world for adolescent girls will have many positive impacts.
Adolescent girls are one of the most vulnerable populations in the world.
A rite of passage solely reserved for adolescent girls, the painful custom is believed to be as old as the local creation myth.Facial Tattoos: The Tribal Female Rite in Papua New Guinea|Brandon Presser|August 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I have often noted in insane cases, especially mania in adolescent girls, that they are excessively ticklish.Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 4 (of 6)|Havelock Ellis
As one of the solutions of the problem of control it has been proposed to separate the sexes in the adolescent years.The Social Emergency|Various
The Mississippi gallinipper is adolescent compared to the Troublesome mosquito.With Rod and Line in Colorado Waters|Lewis B. France
The broadening and deepening of the altruistic interests is a familiar feature of adolescent life.College Teaching|Paul Klapper
Arek had lived twenty-two years; she was seven feet tall, not yet adolescent but near it.West Of The Sun|Edgar Pangborn
mid-15c., "youth, young man," from Middle French adolescent (15c.) or directly from Latin adolescentem (nominative adolescens) "growing, near maturity, youthful," present participle of adolescere "grow up, come to maturity, ripen," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + alescere "be nourished," hence, "increase, grow up," inchoative of alere "to nourish" (see old). Adolesce was a back-formed verb used early 20c. by H.G. Wells, G.B. Shaw, Louis MacNeice, but it seems not to have taken.
1785, from Latin adolescentem (nominative adolescens) "growing, near maturity, youthful," present participle of adolescere "grow up, come to maturity, ripen" (see adolescent (n.)).