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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In an uncertain manner.

Usage examples (34)
  • Being a precariously dominant minority is a difficult position for human nature to cope with
  • Adjective : a precarious livelihood. ,He held a precarious tenure under an arbitrary administration. ,the precarious life of an underseas diver. ,a...
  • Although many trees have been removed from homes and businesses, others remain precariously poised to fall.
  • A lone figure swung precariously from the side of a sky-scraping tower, painfully inching his way up a rope. for more
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