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Adjective: precarious  pri'keh-ree-us
  1. Affording no ease or reassurance
    "a precarious truce";
    - unstable
  2. Fraught with danger
    "the precarious life of an undersea diver";
    - parlous, perilous, touch-and-go
  3. Not secure; beset with difficulties
    "a precarious marriage";
    - shaky

See also: dangerous, insecure, uneasy, unsafe

Encyclopedia: Precarious