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puerile
used in Main Street

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Definition
child-like — especially acting immaturely
  • Carol was deft, and won shy praise from Kennicott, but as her shoulder blades began to sting, she wondered how many millions of women had lied to themselves during the death-rimmed years through which they had pretended to enjoy the puerile methods persisting in housework.
    Chapter 24 (50% in)
  • She felt that in the turbulence of the drama she was discovering a history more important than the commonplace chronicles which dealt with senators and their pompous puerilities.
    Chapter 17 (37% in)

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