Adjective(1) affording no ease or reassurance(2) fraught with danger(3) not secure; beset with difficulties
(1) She watched in the rearview mirror as he fell from his precarious standing position on the trunk to crumple into the back seat.(2) But today's results certainly emphasise the precarious state of the group's finances.(3) Adam looked skyward from his precarious position on a roof beam of the house he was building.(4) With cruel irony, as livelihoods became increasingly precarious , population totals soared.(5) One would expect a bird living in the shadow of remote island volcanoes to lead a somewhat precarious existence.(6) We can see clearly the essence of despotism and the precarious nature of democracy.(7) And the world was hanging in a very precarious balance.(8) He closes his eyes tightly and tries to wrench himself out of his precarious position.(9) Cyclists and drivers unperturbed by my precarious position skimmed past me in both directions.(10) As Finance Secretary I found that the finances of the state were in a precarious condition.(11) Given how precarious this recovery has been, policymakers won't rush to hike rates.(12) The situation is even more precarious this time around.(13) Do any professional publishers understand, one wonders, how precarious their position is?(14) In the distance small hamlets teetered on mountain ridges, seemingly ready to tumble off their precarious perch.(15) Execute this one correctly or risk putting your shoulders in a very precarious position.(16) You remember how precarious the company was after your father and grandfather died.
1. uncertain ::
2. touch-and-go ::
3. shaky ::
4. unstable ::
Different Formsprecarious, precariously, precariousness
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