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Becoming young or youthful.

[Latin iuvenēscēns, iuvenēscent-, present participle of iuvenēscere, to reach the age of youth, from iuvenis, young; see juvenile.]

ju′ve·nes′cence n.


1. youth or immaturity
2. the act or process of growing from childhood to youth
3. restoration of youth; rejuvenation
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Noun1.juvenescence - the process of growing into a youth
growing, growth, ontogenesis, ontogeny, maturation, development - (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level; "he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children"


The time of life between childhood and maturity:
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However, known for his never-ending juvenescence, Hefner did make it to Sin City for the event.
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LOCAL trainer Staff Ingham keeps his followers happy when his filly Juvenescence (G Ramshaw) bolts home at 33 to 1 in the Great Surrey Stakes.