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    precarious - Dictionary definition and meaning for word precarious

    (adj) affording no ease or reassurance
    Synonyms : unstable
    Example Sentence
    • a precarious truce
    (adj) fraught with danger
    Synonyms : parlous , perilous , touch-and-go
    Example Sentence
    • dangerous waters
    • a parlous journey on stormy seas
    • a perilous voyage across the Atlantic in a small boat
    • the precarious life of an undersea diver
    • dangerous surgery followed by a touch-and-go recovery
    (adj) not secure; beset with difficulties
    Synonyms : shaky
    Example Sentence
    • a shaky marriage
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for precarious

PRE+CARE+IOUS -> We have to take CARE while doing something risky so that it does not go wrong. ..

what we do before starting something unsafe or risky, we say our prayers. so: PRAY + KARI = precarious

Precarious-sounds ilke please carry Us..but thats very risky

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Stress on the word CAR in it=> risky,lacking in stability

PRE + CAR + US = kisi shop ke samne CAR park karna UNSAFE hai.....

sounds like curious, Being curious ahead of time(pre) is risky, cause we all know curiosity killed the cat! :P

before(PRE) car is risky

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