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precarious
used in Anne Of Green Gables

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Definition
unsafe or in danger of getting worse — especially in danger of falling
  • Anne, clinging desperately to her precarious foothold, saw their flying forms and heard their shrieks.
    Chapter 28 — An Unfortunate Lily Maid (55% in)
  • 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.
    Chapter 23 — Anne Comes to Grief in an Affair of Honor (30% in)

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