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

  Young \Young\ (y[u^]ng), a. [Compar. Younger
     (y[u^][ng]"g[~e]r); superl. Youngest (-g[e^]st).] [OE.
     yung, yong, [yogh]ong, [yogh]ung, AS. geong; akin to OFries.
     iung, iong, D. joing, OS., OHG., & G. jung, Icel. ungr, Sw. &
     Dan. ung, Goth. juggs, Lith. jaunas, Russ. iunuii, L.
     juvencus, juvenis, Skr. juva[,c]a, juvan. [root]281. Cf.
     Junior, Juniper, Juvenile, Younker, Youth.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. Not long born; still in the first part of life; not yet
        arrived at adolescence, maturity, or age; not old;
        juvenile; -- said of animals; as, a young child; a young
        man; a young fawn.
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              For he so young and tender was of age. --Chaucer.
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              "Whom the gods love, die young," has been too long
              carelessly said; . . . whom the gods love, live
              young forever.                        --Mrs. H. H.
                                                    Jackson.
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     2. Being in the first part, pr period, of growth; as, a young
        plant; a young tree.
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              While the fears of the people were young. --De Foe.
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     3. Having little experience; inexperienced; unpracticed;
        ignorant; weak.
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              Come, come, elder brother, you are too young in
              this.                                 --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Younger \Young"er\, n.
     One who is younger; an inferior in age; a junior. "The elder
     shall serve the younger." --Rom. ix. 12.
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     2. Used of the younger of two persons of the same name
        especially used to distinguish a son from his father; --
        usually used postpositionally; as, Henry the younger.
  
     Syn: jr.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  younger
      adj 1: used of the younger of two persons of the same name
             especially used to distinguish a son from his father;
             "John Junior"; "John Smith, Jr." [syn: younger, jr.]

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