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precocious

view main entry for precocious adjective  /prɪˈkoʊʃəs/
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precociously

adverb

precociousness

noun [uncountable]

precocity

  /prɪˈkɑsəti/ noun [uncountable]
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crafternoon

an afternoon full of crafts

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