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puerile
used in Middlemarch

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Definition
child-like — especially acting immaturely
  • He began spontaneously to consider whether it would be possible to carry out that puerile notion of Rosamond's which had often made him angry, namely, that they should quit Middlemarch without seeing anything beyond that preface.
    Book 7 — Two Temptations (44% in)

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