Sentence Examples


  • There is no steady unretracing progress in this life; we do not advance through fixed gradations, and at the last one pause:--through infancy's unconscious spell, boyhood's thoughtless faith, adolescence' doubt (the common doom), then scepticism, then disbelief, resting at last in manhood's pondering repose of If.
  • Greater BMI gain in late childhood and adolescence predicts increased adult adiposity.
  • In rural areas of Lesotho the chances of a child with Down 's Syndrome reaching late adolescence are slight.
  • Having survived a very troubled adolescence she had made a successful start on a service career and hoped to achieve officer status.
  • Her areas of research interest include adolescence, physical disability, psychotherapy, and identity development, particularly using qualitative approaches.

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