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precocious
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  • He stands precociously possessed of centuries of owlish wisdom.
  • Such a precocious little girl, with such a dowdy bonnet on (that, too, of a gauzy texture), who brought her sandalled shoes in an old threadbare velvet reticule.

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  • She was a precocious child who always pointed to logical flaws in her parents’ rules.
  • precocious flowers appear before the leaves as in some species of magnolias

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