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the time of life between childhood and maturity

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the time period between the beginning of puberty and adulthood

in the state that someone is in between puberty and adulthood

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Mostly C His formative years are, um, kind of about now.
These sketches of the formative years of distinguished individuals reveal amazing insights into factors that can contribute to greatness, particularly in todays demanding and ever-changing world.
The England Under-21interna-tional,born in Nigeria but who spent his formative years in the north-east, has signed a deal to keep him at St James'Park until the end of the 2008-09 season.
we follow Gerald Nickelby's formative years, with a seesaw of abuse and neglect balanced by the supportive, loving care of the aunt who raises Gerald after his mother is imprisoned for leaving him alone to face a deadly house fire.
The latter, Godman's ballon d'essai, "considers questions raised by the Inquisition and the Index during their first, formative years from the standpoint of Galileo's judge" (p.
Much of her work is informed by the absence of a mother in her formative years and what that might mean for her in her adult years.
Between 1957 and 1964--the formative years, as it happens, of much of the boomer generation--the Peter Gennaro Dancers were regulars on music shows like Judy Garland's and Polly Bergen's, as well as Your Hit Parade, The Kraft Music Hall and The Entertainers, a variety hour that starred Carol Burnett and Bob Newhart.
His program for the fledgling IMMA was avowedly opposed to the model of the modern art museum as a temple for the veneration of canonical artworks, and he was seen as ideally qualified to guide a national museum with no preexisting collection through its formative years.
The dwarf galaxy could be one of dozens snared by the Milky Way during its formative years, notes Amina Helmi of the Leiden Observatory in the Netherlands.
It presents the essence of the formative years of a man destined to alter American discourse, prepared for The Center for Nonviolent Social Change by a team led by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Pleasant, especially those in their formative years, from birth to age 10.
My formative years were spent peppering my speech with Yiddish and hanging out in gay nightclubs.
For three decades during the formative years of TV, Carson helped Americans finish their days with his monologues, his celebrity guests and his endearing charm.
However, the publishers have said that 49-year-oldCostello -who spent his formative years on Merseyside -had ``resisted the rewards for writing a traditionally scurrilous and scandalous biographical memoir''.
It is a lesson in American history in its formative years that also provides close looks at his wife of 54 years, Abigail Adams, and his long-time friend, Thomas Jefferson.