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

  underage \un"der*age`\ ([u^]n"d[~e]r*[i^]j), a.
     Shortage or deficiency in amount; shortfall. [Obs.]
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Under-age \Un"der-age`\, a.
     1. Not having arrived at adult age; hence, incapable legally
        of performing certain acts restricted to adults.
        [PJC]
  
     2. Not having arrived at adult age, or at years of
        discretion; hence, raw; green; immature; boyish; childish.
        [Obs.]
        [1913 Webster]
  
              I myself have loved a lady, and pursued her with a
              great deal of under-age protestation. --J. Webster.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dependent \De*pend"ent\, a. [L. dependens, -entis, p. pr.
     dependere. See Depend, and cf. Dependant.]
     1. Hanging down; as, a dependent bough or leaf.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Relying on, or subject to, something else for support; not
        able to exist, or sustain itself, or to perform anything,
        without the will, power, or aid of something else; not
        self-sustaining; subordinate; -- often with on or upon;
        as, dependent on God; dependent upon friends. Opposite of
        independent. [Narrower terms: interdependent,
        mutualist, mutually beneficial; parasitic, parasitical,
        leechlike, bloodsucking; subordinate; underage;
        myrmecophilous; symbiotic] Also See: unfree.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              England, long dependent and degraded, was again a
              power of the first rank.              --Macaulay.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. conditional; contingent or conditioned. Opposite of
        unconditional.
  
     Syn: qualified.
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     4. addicted to drugs.
  
     Syn: addicted, dependent, drug-addicted, hooked, strung-out.
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     Dependent covenant or Dependent contract (Law), one not
        binding until some connecting stipulation is performed.
  
     Dependent variable (Math.), a varying quantity whose
        changes are arbitrary, but are regarded as produced by
        changes in another variable, which is called the
        independent variable.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  underage
      adj 1: not of legal age; "minor children" [syn: minor,
             nonaged, underage] [ant: major]
      2: dependent by virtue of youth

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  37 Moby Thesaurus words for "underage":
     budding, callow, defalcation, deficiency, deficit, dewy, green,
     growing, immature, impubic, inadequacy, inexperienced, ingenuous,
     innocent, insufficiency, intact, juicy, lack, minor, naive,
     new-fledged, raw, ripening, sappy, scantiness, shortage, tender,
     unadult, undeveloped, unfledged, unformed, unlicked, unmellowed,
     unripe, unseasoned, vernal, virginal
  
  

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