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precarious
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Heart of Darkness
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  • You can’t breathe dead hippo waking, sleeping, and eating, and at the same time keep your precarious grip on existence.
  • We must save it, at all events—but look how precarious the position is—and why?

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  • Her footing on the ladder looked precarious.
  • a precarious political situation

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