mature


mature
01. In my opinion, girls usually [mature] at a younger age than boys.
02. Kate is only 7 years old, but she is very [mature] for her age, and is often mistaken for a 10-year-old.
03. His writing style has certainly [matured] over the years.
04. I'm not sure the children are [mature] enough to sit through a lecture like this.
05. The wine should be given a couple of years to [mature] in a cool, dark place.
06. Your term deposit will [mature] next April.
07. Pauline lacks the [maturity] to take on a full-time job.
08. Tyra is 17 years old, but she is quite [immature], and sounds like a 14-year-old when she talks.
09. I saw a bumper sticker that said that you are only young once, but you can be [immature] forever.
10. I don't believe that the ability to play games, and have fun is a sign of [immaturity].
11. Tom Robbins once said that humanity has advanced, when it has advanced, not because it has been sober, responsible, and cautious, but because it has been playful, rebellious, and [immature].
12. There is a Japanese proverb which observes that great talents [mature] late.
13. Killer whales reach sexual [maturity] around the same age as humans.
14. When a shrimp is first born, it is male, and it gradually evolves to female as it [matures].
15. This movie contains scenes of a sexual nature, and is intended for a [mature] audience.
16. A ten-year-old child is not [mature] enough to take on the responsibility of baby-sitting younger kids.
17. Dogs and cats [mature] in their first year of life.
18. Sharks, like people, take years to [mature], and have few babies.
19. Leopards [mature] at two years old, and can have cubs every two years after that.
20. Your son is really [maturing] quickly. He looks like a man rather than a boy now.
21. At [maturation], your trust fund should be worth well over $10,000.
22. Sexual [maturation] for these animals occurs at about two years of age.
23. Handel is said to have truly [matured] as a classical composer during his time in England.

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