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precocious

Botany (of plants, fruit, etc.) flowering or ripening early
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I was a precocious actress in her eyes; she sincerely looked on me as a compound of virulent passions, mean spirit, and dangerous duplicity.
You will naturally wonder whether anything was done by our elders to check our precocious attachment, while it was still an innocent love union between a boy and a girl.
For a youngster scarcely ten inches high, and with so few early advantages as he doubtless had had, Moa Artua was certainly a precocious little fellow if he really said all that was imputed to him; but for what reason this poor devil of a deity, thus cuffed about, cajoled, and shut up in a box, was held in greater estimation than the full-grown and dignified personages of the Taboo Groves, I cannot divine.
Such a precocious little girl, with such a dowdy bonnet on (that, too, of a gauzy texture), who brought her sandalled shoes in an old threadbare velvet reticule.
They are not callow like the young of most birds, but more perfectly developed and precocious even than chickens.
Made up with curls, wreaths, wings, white bismuth, and carmine, this hopeful young person soared into so pleasing a Cupid as to constitute the chief delight of the maternal part of the spectators; but in private, where his characteristics were a precocious cutaway coat and an extremely gruff voice, he became of the Turf, turfy.
M2 EQUITYBITES-July 3, 2017-Arbor Pharmaceuticals & Debiopharm International SA partnership wins US FDA for Triptodur for treating pediatric patients with central precocious puberty
M2 PHARMA-July 3, 2017-Arbor Pharmaceuticals & Debiopharm International SA partnership wins US FDA for Triptodur for treating pediatric patients with central precocious puberty
2) Hypothalamic hamartomas are also an important structural cause of precocious puberty, and have been reported to be the most common cause of central precocious puberty.
On US TV, there's Young Marvels, which features precocious performing artists in various fields; Little Big Shots for a wider range of talents, including nonartistic abilities and aptitudes; Child Genius for amazing junior nerds and brainiacs; and the cooking show and tilt, Man vs Child, which pits adult chefs against their pint-sized but similarly competitive counterparts.
Background: In central precocious puberty (CPP), the pulse secretion and release of gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) are increased due to early activation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis, resulting in developmental abnormalities with gonadal development and appearance of secondary sexual characteristics.
Aim: In this study, it was aimed to evaluate the clinical, antropometric and laboratory findings of female patients diagnosed with central precocious puberty and to determine the laboratory value with the best diagnostic accuracy in the diagnosis of central precocious puberty.