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precocious
used in The Age of Innocence

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Definition
early development — especially ability or maturity in a child

or more rarely:

disapproving description of a child who takes liberties usually afforded to people who are older
  • She was a fearless and familiar little thing, who asked disconcerting questions, made precocious comments, and possessed outlandish arts, such as dancing a Spanish shawl dance and singing Neapolitan love-songs to a guitar.
    Chapter 8 (15% in)

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