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- 1. chancy, chanceful, dicey, dodgy, dangerous (vs. safe), unsafe
- usage: of uncertain outcome; especially fraught with risk; "an extremely dicey future on a brave new world of liquid nitrogen, tar, and smog"- New Yorker
- 2. chancy, fluky, flukey, iffy, uncertain (vs. certain)
- usage: subject to accident or chance or change; "a chancy appeal at best"; "getting that job was definitely fluky"; "a fluky wind"; "an iffy proposition"
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