Precarious

Definition of Precarious

Pre`ca´ri`ous
a.1.Depending on the will or pleasure of another; held by courtesy; liable to be changed or lost at the pleasure of another; as, precarious privileges.
2.Held by a doubtful tenure; depending on unknown causes or events; exposed to constant risk; not to be depended on for certainty or stability; uncertain; as, a precarious state of health; precarious fortunes.

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ambiguous, borderline, chancy, delicate, desultory, dicey, difficult, doubtful, dubious, equivocal, hairy, hazardous, iffy, indecisive, infirm, insecure, insubstantial, on slippery ground, on thin ice, open, problematic, provisional, questionable, sensitive, shaky, shifting, shifty, slippery, slippy, temporary, tentative, ticklish, touch-and-go, touchy, treacherous, tricky, uncertain, undependable, unfaithworthy, unpredictable, unreliable, unsettled, unsolid, unsound, unstable, unsteadfast, unsteady, unsubstantial, unsure, untrustworthy
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