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labile - likely to change; unstable; Ex. emotionally labile; N. lability
headlong - hasty; rash; headfirst; ADV.
hatch - deck opening; lid covering a deck opening; V: emerge from an egg; produce (young) from an egg
laggard - slow; sluggish; N: one who lags; straggler
unaccountable - unexplicable; impossible to account for; unreasonable or mysterious
arrears - being in debt; money that should have been paid; work that should have been done
embryonic - undeveloped; rudimentary; N. embryo: organism in the early stage of development
tantamount - equivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount
patois - local or provincial dialect
lumen - unit of light energy (one candle's worth)