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ris·ky

risky

 
 
pronunciation:
rI ski
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
inflections: riskier, riskiest
definition: involving a chance of getting hurt or losing something.
Riding a bicycle without a helmet is risky behavior.
synonyms:
dangerous, hazardous, treacherous
similar words:
adventurous, menacing, ticklish
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derivations: riskily (adv.), riskiness (n.)