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precocious

view main entry for precociousadjective  /prɪˈkoʊʃəs/
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derived words

precociously

adverb

precociousness

noun [uncountable]

precocity

  /prɪˈkɑsəti/  noun [uncountable]
American English pronunciation: precocityClick to listen to the pronunciation of precocity

Open Dictionary

breakfast rave

a rave … that takes place early in the morning and where there is no alcohol or drugs …

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