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premature

(of an infant) weighing less than 2500 g (5½ lbs) and usually born before the end of the full period of gestation
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It leapt upon poor Armstrong prematurely, and by this morning he was in such a case that he sat here and cried he was in hell, in so crazy a voice that his daughter did not know it.
His finely-shaped intelligent face--hidden, as to the lower part of it, by a curly black beard--would have been absolutely handsome, even in the eyes of a schoolgirl, but for the deep furrows that marked it prematurely between the eyebrows, and at the sides of the mouth.
She was the abject wreck of a beautiful woman, wizened, prematurely aged.
The worn and wasted look which had prematurely aged her face was fast leaving it, and the expression which had been the first of its charms in past days was the first of its beauties that now returned.
Suiting the action to the word, he thrust her rather suddenly and prematurely into a chair, and designing to reassure her by a little harmless jocularity, such as is adapted to please and fascinate the sex, converted his right forefinger into an ideal bradawl or gimlet, and made as though he would screw the same into her side-- whereat Miss Miggs shrieked again, and evinced symptoms of faintness.
The person thus described was a middle-aged man, with a prematurely wrinkled face, with prematurely white hair and with something of a military look about him--brief in speech, and quick in manner.
Little Kotrina was like most children of the poor, prematurely made old; she had to take care of her little brother, who was a cripple, and also of the baby; she had to cook the meals and wash the dishes and clean house, and have supper ready when the workers came home in the evening.
Summary: The Committee for the Defense of Tenants' Rights in Lebanon Tuesday accused real estate developers of prematurely pushing for the implementation of a new rent law that the committee warned could see tenants evicted without adequate compensation.
RESEARCHERS from The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough are appealing for families of children born prematurely, or with conditions such as asthma, diabetes, Down's syndrome and cerebral palsy, to take part in a national study.
Summary: Washington DC [USA], Nov 30 (ANI): A study has recently found that adults, who are born prematurely (eight or more weeks early), are more likely to suffer from respiratory problems because of smaller airways than those born at full term.
Babies born prematurely are exposed to life outside the womb at a time when their organs are yet to fully mature and their bodies are not entirely prepared for the radical transition from fetus to neonate.
Prematurely Cold IF you become prematurely cold It will save you the trouble of getting old It's just as well that we don't know The exact day and time that we have to go The fact of not knowing the date or time Believe me, suits me perfectly fine If my time on earth ends prematurely Will heaven or hell be expecting me early?