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labile - likely to change; unstable; Ex. emotionally labile; N. lability
millennium - thousand-year period (as in the New Testament); hoped-for period of happiness and prosperity
dormer - window projecting upright from roof; CF. sleeping room
crux - essential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance
hypercritical - excessively exacting; too critical (without noticing good qualities)
comatose - in a coma; extremely sleepy
oculist - physician who specializes in treatment of the eyes
malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
wisp - small bunch (of hair); faint streak (of smoke)
nomadic - wandering; N. nomad: tribe who migrates from place to place