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risky

risk·y

risky

 
 
pronunciation:
rI ski
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
inflections: riskier, riskiest
definition: full of or involving risk; potentially dangerous; hazardous.
synonyms:
dangerous, hazardous, perilous, precarious, treacherous
antonyms:
safe
similar words:
adventurous, chancy, dicey, menacing, minatory, ticklish, touch-and-go, venturesome
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derivations: riskily (adv.), riskiness (n.)