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Anne Of Green Gables
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precarious
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Anne Of Green Gables
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  • Anne, clinging desperately to her precarious foothold, saw their flying forms and heard their shrieks.
  • Anne climbed the ladder amid breathless silence, gained the ridgepole, balanced herself uprightly on that precarious footing, and started to walk along it, dizzily conscious that she was uncomfortably high up in the world and that walking ridgepoles was not a thing in which your imagination helped you out much.

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

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