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ADOLESCENCE PUBENS PUBERTAL PUBERTY PUBES PUBIC
PUBLIC PUDENDA PUDENDUM PUDIC PUDOR ADULT


~ ADOLESCENCE  PERIOD BETWEEN PUBERTY AND ADULTHOOD
               lat OLSESCERE = TO GROW from ALERE = TO NOURISH
  ply> | ADOLESCENTS ARE OFTEN URGED or ADMONISHED TO "GROW UP"|
  .....

~ PUBENS    in lat RIPE  FULL GROWN  DOWNY
            PUBERAL and PUBIS ARE INSEPARABLE
            view both concurrently
~ PUBERTAL  id+ HAIR ON PUBIS  PUDENDA           sug> CONSCIENCE
                SELF CONSCIOUSNESS and PUDOR     sug>      PRUDE
            lat PUBERTAS  = HAIR GROWTH          sug>        SEX
                PUBESCENS   WITH PUBIC HAIR      see>      PUDOR
                            AXILLA  FACE         see>      BIGOT
                PUBESCO     TURGID  TO BLOOM     see>      BEARD
~ PUBERTY   med> PUBERTY IS THE PERIOD OF
                 MENTAL AND SEXUAL MATURATION
            hx>  in Rome PUBERTY DENOTED BY PUBIC HAIR SIGNALED
                 THE CAPACITY TO ENGENDER OR TO BEAR CHILDREN
       lat PUBER      = BECOMING AN ADULT or     see>     BLOUSE
                        READY FOR MATING         sug>   MARRIAGE
       id+  PUBERTY     ONSET OF AUDACITY        see>     LIBIDO
                        BLUSTERY  LUSTER         sug>       LUST
                        SHY SHAME and a          sug> PECCADILLO
                        SENSE OF ETHICS          see>    SCRUPLE
       skt  PUMAN       or                       sug>     PERSON
            PUMSAS    = MAN                      sug>      MORAL
       sp   PUDOR       SHYNESS or SHAME or in   sug>     STIGMA
       lat  PUDICE      CHASTITY                 sug>    PUDENDA
            PUDENDUS    SHAMEFUL  SCANDALOUS     sug>       ONUS
            PUDICRORIS  SHAME  DECENCY  MODESTY or
                        SENSE OF HONOR  PROPRIETY or
                        BLUSH
            PUDIBUNDUS  MODEST  BASHFUL
       eng  IMPUDENT    IMPERTINENT  WITH NO SHAME
       note PUBERAL     relates to AUDACIOUS as in
       lat  AUDAX       DESIRE  WISH  LUST
       sp   AUDAZ       FEARLESS  BOLD  FLAGRANT and
                        OBVIOUS  IMPERTINENT
       ply> | MUCH PUBERAL AUDACIOUS IMPUDENT ARDOR
              IS SQUELCHED BY SELF CONSCIOUS SHY PUDOR |
~ PUBES  singular for PUBIS 
~ PUBIC  med> AREA OF THE ABDOMEN COVERED BY SEXUAL HAIR and
              ANTERIOR BONES OF THE PELVIS or PELVIC GIRDLE


~ PUBLIC  BELONGING TO THE PEOPLE
          from PEOPLE from lat POPULUS   linked with
  POPULACE  POPULAR  POPULATE  POPULATION  DEPOPULATE  REPOPULATE
  PUBLIC  PUBLICIST  PUBLICITY  PUBLISH PLEBISCITE  PLEBE
  PLEBS  PLEBEIAN         sug>          MASS  PROLETARIAT


~ PUDENDA   med> EXTERNAL GENITALIA now mostly reduced to
                 imply FEMALE
            lat PUDERE = TO BE ASHAMED    note PUBIS   
            PUDOR and PUBERTY must be examined jointly
~ PUDENDUM  includes MONS PUBIS and       see> PUBERTY
            the rest of the VULVA         sug> BRIBE
~ PUDIC     denotes relation to PUDENDA   sug> BRIDE
~ PUDOR     lat PUDENS = MODEST  BASHFUL  sug> COY
                PUDICE   CHASTLY          sug> MAIDENLY
            sp  PUDOR    SHYNESS          see> PUBERAL
  see> PUBERTY


~ ADULT  id+ NURTURER
             MATURE  RIPE  AGED or DEVELOPED
  lat ADULTUS = ADULT
      AD        TOWARD               sug> NUTRIENT
        ALERE   NOURISHER            sug> ADOLESCENT
  note  SOME POINT OUT THE OPPPOSITE perhaps CHILDREN
        INDUCE ADULTS TO MATURE AND BECOME NURTURING
  note SPINSTERS TEND TO BE SELFISH
  myth> among MAGIC NUMBERS IS THE AGE OF 21 YEARS [90]
        CONSIDERED AS A LANDMARK OF MATURITY or ADULTHOOD
  ply> | we grant that ADULTERATE is unrelated to ADULT
         since it denotes ALTERED BY OLD as in OLDER
         nonetheless  ADULTS ADULTERATE |      see> below        

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