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juvenescent

[ joo-vuh-nes-uhnt ]
/ ˌdʒu vəˈnɛs ənt /
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adjective

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

1815–25; <Latin juvenēscent- (stem of juvenēscēns, present participle of juvenēscere to become youthful), equivalent to juven- young (see juvenile) + -ēscent--escent

OTHER WORDS FROM juvenescent

ju·ve·nes·cence, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for juvenescent

juvenescent
/ (ˌdʒuːvɪˈnɛsənt) /

adjective

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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