Word of the Day – Aug. 9 – Labile

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Adjective: Labile (LAY-byle)

Definition:

1. Readily or frequently changing.

2. Readily or continually undergoing chemical, physical, or biological change or breakdown.

3. Characterized by wide fluctuations.

4. Emotionally unstable.

Sample sentence: The researcher spent years studying chemically labile compounds in the hopes that they could be adapted into new medications.

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