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used in The Lords of Discipline

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unsafe or in danger of getting worse — especially in danger of falling
  • I bobbed precariously on the immigrant flood; I smelled of Kilkenny, the back seats of station wagons, and the chlorine of YMCA pools.
    Chapter 1.2 (16% in)
  • During speeches to the Corps, the indisputable power of his own rhetoric would affect him so viscerally that he would dance along a thin, precarious edge of control in constant danger of plunging headlong into much darker and more radical passions.
    Chapter 1.5 (11% in)

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