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lābĭlis , e, adj. 1. labor, (post-class. for caducus, infirmus, debilis).
I. Slipping, gliding, prone to slip or slide.
A. Lit.: “humus rivis operta sanguineis, gressus labiles evertebat,Amm. 31, 13, 6; Arnob. 2, 59.—
B. Trop., fleeting, gliding, prone, transient, perishable: “in vitia labiles animae, Arnob. 2, 45: dulcedo,id. 7, 4 init.
II. Causing to slip, slippery: “limus,Amm. 27, 10, 11: “humus,id. 15, 10, 5.—Hence. lābĭlĭter , adv., waveringly, Aug. Gen. ad Litt. 8. 3.
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