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precarious
used in The Glass Castle

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Definition
unsafe or in danger of getting worse — especially in danger of falling
  • The front, including a drooping porch, jutted precariously into the air, supported by tall, spindly cinder-block pillars.
    p. 150.9
  • The water also ate away some of the soil from around the pillars holding up our house, making it even more precarious.
    p. 185.2

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