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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. precarious: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. precarious: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. precarious: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. precarious: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. precarious: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. precarious: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Precarious, precarious: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. precarious: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. precarious: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. precarious: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. precarious: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  12. precarious: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. precarious: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. precarious: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. precarious: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  16. precarious: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. precarious: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  18. Precarious: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Precarious: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. precarious: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. precarious: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. precarious: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. precarious: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. Precarious: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  25. precarious: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  26. precarious: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. precarious: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. precarious: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. precarious: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. precarious: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  2. precarious: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. precarious: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. precarious: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. precarious: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (precarious)

adjective:  not secure; beset with difficulties
adjective:  dangerously insecure ("A precarious footing on the ladder")
adjective:  affording no ease or reassurance ("A precarious truce")
adjective:  fraught with danger ("The precarious life of an undersea diver")

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Phrases that include precarious:   precarious position

Words similar to precarious:   parlous, perilous, precariously, precariousness, shaky, touch-and-go, unstable, risky, touchandgo, more...

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