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precarious
used in A Thousand Acres

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unsafe or in danger of getting worse — especially in danger of falling
  • Things hung from the walls: part of an antique harness that might bring some money, three hurricane lamps, old buckets and feed pans nested precariously together, rakes.
    p. 365.4

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