[ joo-vuh-nes-uh nt ]
/ ˌdʒu vəˈnɛs ənt /
being or becoming youthful; young.
young in appearance.
having the power to make young or youthful: a juvenescent elixir.
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a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
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Origin of juvenescent
OTHER WORDS FROM juvenescentju·ve·nes·cence, noun
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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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