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Overview of adj precarious

The adj precarious has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (4) precarious, unstable

(affording no ease or reassurance; "a precarious truce")

2. (1) parlous, perilous, precarious, touch-and-go

(fraught with danger; "dangerous waters"; "a parlous journey on stormy seas"; "a perilous voyage across the Atlantic in a small boat"; "the precarious life of an undersea diver"; "dangerous surgery followed by a touch-and-go recovery")

3. precarious, shaky

(not secure; beset with difficulties; "a shaky marriage") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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