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juvenile

1. (of animals or plants) not yet fully mature
2. of or denoting young birds that have developed their first plumage of adult feathers
3. Geology occurring at the earth's surface for the first time; new
4. a juvenile person, animal, or plant
5. an actor who performs youthful roles
6. a book intended for young readers
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She said the state issued warrants for execution of Iqbal twice in the last year alone, despite being aware of his juvenility.
Adolescent-onset delinquents display offending behavior throughout juvenility and are less expected to have important individual issues or precarious family backgrounds.
For instance, all the others convicted in the December 16th Delhi gangrape were awarded the death penalty, but the lone youngster - allegedly the most brutal of the assaulters - is set to walk free under the garb of juvenility.
meant only for the purposes of providing safety and taking care of the juveniles in conflict with law, a copy of the order cannot be refused to a person who seeks to challenge the declaration of juvenility of a particular person.
Maturation and related aspects in clonal forestry --Part II: reinvigoration, rejuvenation and juvenility maintenance.
also to the juvenility ascribed to plays that showcase children and to
As per the FIA report, the inquiry was mandated "not to determine the age of Shafqat Hussain- [but] to ascertain whether the claim of juvenility of Shafqat Hussain at the time of crime is valid as per the facts on record or all the evidences available so far and whether the issue of juvenility can be legally or principally raised at this point of time.
All courts in the land had turned down his appeals and the Supreme Court threw out a review petition that was the first to raise the matter of Shafqats juvenility at the time of arrest, maintaining that this line of defence should have been introduced at the trial court level.
even only a few years after it was written, Anarchy or Chaos seemed to me a very naive book, and by the end of 1950s, when I was already preparing my Anarchism, I was so embarrassed by what I saw as its juvenility, that I asked Freedom Press to withdraw it from circulation.
Among the 21 dead was a 17-year-old girl and it seemed that because of this, the attack moved from being a reaction to socio-political frustrations of the time to being a far more widespread attack on society, culture and juvenility.
For young women, they make no connection between garden-party dresses and the repressive gender roles and enforced juvenility that these frocks represent to older women.