juvenescent
adjective see juvenescence

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Juvenescent — Ju ve*nes cent, a. [L. juvenescens, p. pr. of juvenescere to grow young again, from juvenis young.] Growing or becoming young. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • juvenescent — (adj.) 1821, from L. iuvenescentem (nom. iuvenescens), prp. of iuvenescere to grow into youth, from iuvenis young (see YOUNG (Cf. young)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • juvenescent — [jo͞o΄və nes′ənt] adj. [L juvenescens, prp. of juvenescere, to become young < juvenis,YOUNG] becoming young; growing youthful juvenescence n …   English World dictionary

  • juvenescent — juvenescence, n. /jooh veuh nes euhnt/, adj. 1. being or becoming youthful; young. 2. young in appearance. 3. having the power to make young or youthful: a juvenescent elixir. [1815 25; < L juvenescent (s. of juvenescens, prp. of juvenescere to… …   Universalium

  • juvenescent — juvenescence, n. /jooh veuh nes euhnt/, adj. 1. being or becoming youthful; young. 2. young in appearance. 3. having the power to make young or youthful: a juvenescent elixir. [1815 25; < L juvenescent (s. of juvenescens, prp. of juvenescere… …   Useful english dictionary

  • juvenescent — ju•ve•nes•cent [[t]ˌdʒu vəˈnɛs ənt[/t]] adj. 1) being or becoming youthful; young 2) having the power to make young or youthful • Etymology: 1815–25; < L juvenēscent , s. of juvenēscēns, prp. of juvenēscere to become youthful, der. of juvenis… …   From formal English to slang

  • juvenescent — adjective Becoming juvenile or young …   Wiktionary

  • juvenescent — adj. becoming young; youthful, young …   English contemporary dictionary

  • juvenescent — /dʒuvəˈnɛsənt/ (say joohvuh nesuhnt) adjective becoming youthful; growing young again; youthful. {Latin juvenescens, present participle, reaching the age of youth} –juvenescence, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • juvenescent —   a. becoming young.    ♦ juvenescence, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

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