Ripeness
Ripeness Ripe"ness, n. [AS. r[=i]pness.] The state or quality of being ripe; maturity;; completeness; perfection; as, the ripeness of grain; ripeness of manhood; ripeness of judgment. [1913 Webster]

Time, which made them their fame outlive, To Cowley scarce did ripeness give. --Denham. [1913 Webster]


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