becoming; beginning to be
A senescent person is becoming old and showing the effects of getting older.
A convalescent person spends time resting to gain health and strength after a serious illness or operation.
An effervescent individual is lively, very happy, and enthusiastic.
An iridescent object has many bright colors that change in different types of light.
Something that is evanescent lasts for only a short time before disappearing from sight or memory.
If something is obsolescent, it is slowly becoming no longer needed because something newer or more effective has been invented.
Something that is tumescent, such as bodily tissue, is swelling or becoming swollen.
relating to or peculiar to or suggestive of an adolescent
growing together, fusing
emitting light during exposure to radiation from an external source
emitting light as a result of being heated
emitting light not caused by heat
having a play of lustrous rainbow colors
emitting light without appreciable heat as by slow oxidation of phosphorous
(especially of human beings) at the age immediately before puberty
(of animals especially human beings) having arrived at the onset of puberty (the age at which sex glands become functional) but not yet fully mature
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