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  • n  intelligence achieved far ahead of normal developmental schedules

  • Her precocity and virtuosity, her three-octave range and lyrical authority, are, at 23, scary.
  • Shulien and Mubai both want to test themselves against her precocity.
  • Intellectual precocity fascinates but repels.
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  • Chance: Show Preview
    Tough to tell what's crazier: that we expect more precocity from our young rappers than we ever have, or that they actually keep delivering. When 20-year-old Chance the Rapper's sophomore mixtape, Acid Rap , dropped in May, it landed like a tie-dyed dart on some throbbing nerve we didn't ev...
    Dec. 11, 2013 - SF Weekly

  • David Mamet in New York Daily News
    Asperger's syndrome helped make the movies,writes Mamet. "The symptoms of this developmental disorder include early precocity, a great ability to maintain masses of information, a lack of ability to mix with groups in age-appropriate...
  • David Frith in Sydney Morning Herald
    David Frith, the then editor of Wisden Cricket Monthly, added: "Tendulkar's creamy elegance, power and precocity had even the local partisans cooing."
  • Todd Pletcher in
    Asked if he thought the colt could maintain his form or improve at 4, Pletcher said, "He had speed, stamina, and precocity, and he was able to maintain his form well into his"

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