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 for juvenile
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Juvenile \Ju"ve*nile\ (?; 277), a. [L. juvenilis, from juvenis
     young; akin to E. young: cf. F. juv['e]nile, juv['e]nil. See
     Young.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. Young; youthful; as, a juvenile appearance. "A juvenile
        exercitation." --Glanvill.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Of or pertaining to youth; as, juvenile sports.
  
     3. Characteristic of children; immature; childish; puerile;
        infantile; as, a juvenile temper tantrum.
        [PJC]
  
     Syn: Puerile; boyish; childish. See Youthful.
          [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Juvenile \Ju"ve*nile\, n.
     A young person or youth; -- used sportively or familiarly.
     --C. Bront['e].
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  juvenile
      adj 1: of or relating to or characteristic of or appropriate for
             children or young people; "juvenile diabetes"; "juvenile
             fashions"
      2: displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity; "adolescent
         insecurity"; "jejune responses to our problems"; "their
         behavior was juvenile"; "puerile jokes" [syn: adolescent,
         jejune, juvenile, puerile]
      n 1: a young person, not fully developed [syn: juvenile,
           juvenile person] [ant: adult, grownup]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  142 Moby Thesaurus words for "juvenile":
     Roscius, actor, actress, adolescent, antagonist, at half cock,
     baby, babyish, bad guy, barnstormer, best seller, book, bound book,
     boy, callow, character, character actor, character man,
     character woman, chickabiddy, child actor, childish, classic,
     coloring book, definitive work, diseur, diseuse, dramatizer,
     feeder, fledgling, florescent, flowering, foil, folio, girl,
     great work, green, half-baked, half-cocked, half-grown, hardback,
     heavy, histrio, histrion, hopeful, ill-digested, immature, impubic,
     infant, infantile, ingenue, junior, juvenal, juvenescent,
     juvenile book, kid, limp-cover book, magnum opus, matinee idol,
     mime, mimer, mimic, minor, monologist, moppet, mummer, nipper,
     nonbook, notebook, novel, opus, opuscule, opusculum, pantomime,
     pantomimist, paperback, picture book, playactor, playbook, player,
     pocket book, prayer book, production, protean actor, psalmbook,
     psalter, pubescent, publication, puerile, puss, raw, reciter,
     sapling, serial, sketchbook, slip, soft-cover, songbook, soubrette,
     sprig, stage performer, stage player, standard work, stooge,
     storybook, straight man, stripling, stroller, strolling player,
     teenaged, teenager, teener, teenybopper, theatrical, thespian,
     title, tome, trade book, trouper, underripe, unfledged, ungrown,
     unmellowed, unripe, unseasoned, unsophisticated, utility man,
     villain, volume, work, writing, young, young hopeful, young person,
     younger, youngest, youngling, youngster, youth, youthful,
     youthlike, youthy
  
  

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