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precarious
used in The Memory Keeper’s Daughter

2 uses
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Definition
unsafe or in danger of getting worse — especially in danger of falling
  • This is what he knew that Paul didn't: the world was precarious and sometimes cruel.
    p. 199.5
  • NORAH STOOD, BAREFOOT AND PRECARIOUSLY BALANCED, on a stool in the dining room, fastening pink streamers to the brass chandelier.
    p. 73.0

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