[ joo-vuh-nes-uhnt ]
/ ˌdʒu vəˈnɛs ənt /
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being or becoming youthful; young.
young in appearance.
having the power to make young or youthful: a juvenescent elixir.
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Origin of juvenescent
OTHER WORDS FROM juvenescentju·ve·nes·cence, noun
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Each day at early dawn she shone forth, bright Morning Star, gay with juvenescent hope.The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete|Emile Zola
British Dictionary definitions for juvenescent
/ (ˌdʒuːvɪˈnɛsənt) /
becoming or being young or youthful
Word Origin for juvenescent
C19: from Latin juvenēscere to grow up, regain strength, from juvenis youthful
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