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Grownup   Listen
grownup  adj.  Fully developed; adult; mature; of people and animals; as, Act like a grownup!.
Synonyms: adult, big, full-grown, fully grown, grown.

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"Grownup" Quotes from Famous Books

... noise prevented his being heard, he jumped over the table at one bound, helped himself, and bounded back again. Two or three young Crickets and five or six Midges sat at a little side mushroom. They made more noise than all the grownup people put together; and the lady Butterfly looked round at them with a smile once or twice, quite delighted to see them so happy, and to hear their merry voices ringing through ...
— The Butterfly's Ball - The Grasshopper's Feast • R.M. Ballantyne

... that man is good-natured originally, but he acquires the secondary nature through the struggle for existence, and it gradually gains power over the primary nature by means of the same cause, then the primitive tribes should be more virtuous than the highly civilized nations, and children than grownup people. Is this not contrary ...
— The Religion of the Samurai • Kaiten Nukariya

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