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Word: nubile

Definition: marriageable; of marriageable age; CF. connubial


Sentences Containing 'nubile'

After spying on a multitude of nubile young recruits, he discovers the digits during a physical training session.
Balachandran Adiga is his only son, who has the burden of looking after his family and his four nubile daughters.
In July 1925, he met a fourteen-year-old girl named "Nubile."

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