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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpuerilepuer‧ile /ˈpjʊəraɪl $ ˈpjʊrəl/ adjective formal  STUPID/NOT SENSIBLEsilly and stupid syn childish a puerile jokepuerility /pjʊˈrɪləti/ noun [uncountable]
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puerilepuerile jokesIt is true that one can scan a whole evening's programmes and find only puerile junk on every channel.An apparently astonishing claim, and a puerile one too, but true none the less.What a puerile thing to say!I have devoted myself to knowledge, while you prefer puerile things like prose, rhythm and metre.
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