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precocious

pre·co·cious

precocious

 
pronunciation:
prih ko shs
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having the skills or mental capacity of a much older person.
a precocious girl
antonyms:
backward, retarded
definition 2: demonstrating such skills or capacity.
precocious musical ability
antonyms:
retarded
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derivations: precociously (adv.), precociousness (n.)