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Related to new-sprung: sprung rhythm, Sprung weight, sprung up
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: - having just or recently arisen or come into existence; "new nations"; "with newborn fears"
new - not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered; "a new law"; "new cars"; "a new comet"; "a new friend"; "a new year"; "the New World"
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References in classic literature ?
Here was I thinking you a new-sprung child of nature; there were you, the belated seedling of an effete aristocracy!"
I glanced at his mother now and then to see how she relished the new-sprung intimacy; and I saw, by the unquiet aspect of her eye, that for some reason or other she was uneasy at the child's position.
Would it therefore have been a simplistic notion to bring our small nation's new-sprung Assembly to the fore by actually allowing the world to be mindful of where and to whom Tony Blair addressed his speech last week?