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precarious
used in Hunger Games Book #2 (Catching Fire)

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Definition
unsafe or in danger of getting worse — especially in danger of falling
  • Suddenly he strikes out at a lamp that sits precariously on a crate and knocks it across the room, where it shatters against the floor.
    Chapter 5 (23% in)
  • A precarious venture at best.
    Chapter 9 (13% in)
  • I climb a neighboring tree and leap precariously into the maple, almost losing my hold on the slick bark.
    Chapter 11 (15% in)
  • From this precarious vantage point, I can see the shape of the whole arena for the first time.
    Chapter 20 (38% in)

There are no more uses of "precarious" in Hunger Games Book #2 (Catching Fire).

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