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Sinônimos de precarious

(adjectivo) 
Definition
(of a position or situation) dangerous or insecure
Our financial situation had become precarious.
Sinônimos
insecure
huge allowances paid to staff working in insecure environments
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dangerous
a dangerous undertaking
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uncertain
Students all over the country are facing an uncertain future.
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tricky
This could be a very tricky problem.
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risky
It is a very risky business.
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doubtful
Why did he sound so doubtful?
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dubious
My parents were a bit dubious about it all.
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unsettled
The unsettled political scene worries some investors.
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dodgy (British, Australian, New Zealand, informal)
Predicting voting trends is a dodgy business.
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unsure
Fifty-two per cent were unsure about the idea.
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hazardous
Below decks was hazardous in very heavy weather.
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hairy (slang)
His driving was a bit hairy.
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perilous
a perilous journey across the war-zone
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touch and go
It was touch and go whether we'd go bankrupt.
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dicey (informal, mainly British)
a dicey moment during a risky climb up the cliff
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chancy (informal)
Investment is becoming a chancy business.
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built on sand
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shonky (Australian, New Zealand, informal)
Opostos
(adjectivo) 
Definition
(of a position or situation) dangerous or insecure
They crawled up a precarious rope ladder.
Sinônimos
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unstable
He was emotionally unstable.
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shaky
Our house will remain on shaky foundations unless the architect sorts out the basement.
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insecure
low-paid, insecure jobs
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unsafe
Critics claim the trucks are unsafe.
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unreliable
She had proved to be an unreliable witness and had lied to police.
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unsteady
a slightly unsteady item of furniture
Opostos

Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of chancy
Definition
uncertain or risky
Investment is becoming a chancy business.
Sinônimos
dodgy (British, Australian, New Zealand, slang),
problematical,
dicey (informal, British),
shonky (Australian, New Zealand, informal)
in the sense of dicey
Definition
dangerous or tricky
a dicey moment during a risky climb up the cliff
Sinônimos
in the sense of dodgy
Definition
dangerous, risky, or unreliable
Predicting voting trends is a dodgy business.
Sinônimos
problematic(al),
dicky (British, informal),
dicey (informal, British),
chancy (informal),
shonky (Australian, New Zealand, informal)

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Tesauro para precarious do Collins Tesauro Inglês
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