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Definition of "precariously" [precariously]

  • In a precarious manner; dangerously (adverb)

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Use "precariously" in a sentence
  • "A lone figure swung precariously from the side of a sky-scraping tower, painfully inching his way up a rope."
  • "Although many trees have been removed from homes and businesses, others remain precariously poised to fall."
  • "47 The image of the child in utero as fruit hanging precariously from a tree extended back to Galen, as Constantinus believed. 48 While Aldobrandino's passage and metaphor attributed a considerable amount of agency to the fruit-fetus (note the active voice), most discussions of fetal growth and parturition portrayed the fetus as entirely passive."