Precariously sentence example

precariously
  • He lived precariously during his younger years.
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  • Many species are counted to be precariously on the edge of extinction.
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  • It wobbled precariously, about to fall.
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  • After his return to England, he lived chiefly in London and latterly in Putney, subsisting precariously upon the earnings of his.
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  • He leaned precariously over the edge, making me nervous.
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  • She left her books standing precariously in a haphazard pile.
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  • The child leaned precariously over the edge of the dock, peering into the water.
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  • Her house was precariously perched on the edge of the hillside.
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  • Scott pedaled precariously down the street, doing his best to avoid puddles and potholes.
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  • She paused, precariously wavering on the edge of some hurtful words.
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  • I am amazed at the number of trees and bushes that precariously grow on the side of this cliff.
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  • The gutters hung precariously on the side of the house.
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  • The elevator seemed to be held up precariously; I doubted it would hold more than a few people.
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  • Her vision blurred with tears, and she stood precariously.
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  • dangleoked up to see the engine of a car dangling precariously about seventy feet above me from a shattered gantry.
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  • perched precariously on top - carried, not worn.
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  • He was somehow precariously poised at a 45° angle, yet slept soundly among all the hubbub.
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  • The provisional legis lature of the Territory of Jefferson maintained a wholly illegal but rather creditable existence somewhat precariously and ineffectively until 1861.
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  • It is a mere enumeration of a few known facts, makes no use of exclusions or rejections, concludes precariously, and is always liable to be overthrown by a negative instance.6 In radical opposition to this method the Baconian induction begins by supplying helps and guides to the senses, whose unassisted information could not be relied on.
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  • Unfortunately its contents, like its packaging, teeter precariously over the abyss of the merely decorative.
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  • Small, top-heavy and/or precariously supported objects may be shifted or fall down.
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  • Here, precariously hugging wind-swept cliffs are literally hundreds of castle ruins, connected in many cases to the warrior clans Sinclair and Gunn.
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  • So here we go, an unlikely 'wedding procession', tooling precariously down the highway to the nearest of these eating establishments.
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  • Blackfoot Falls: A dramatic flume boat ride with a tremendous plunge - not only do riders get soaked, but so do spectators who dare to cross the precariously placed bridge.
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  • For a few moments the car hung there, the back half solidly on the ground, the front hanging precariously over the cliff.
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  • We were operating by pure feel in the total darkness where balancing alone was precariously.
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  • At last, our opening was large enough for Molly O'Malley to scrape and squeeze he way up, standing precariously on my aching shoulders!
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  • clings precariously to the brink of extinction, scattered across the desolate land, living in the darkest age in history.
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  • Kieran and Charlie were ready to bust out some ditties, with 4 exposed kneecaps, two acoustic guitars and a precariously placed clarinet.
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  • We climbed up on the precariously balanced step to the rope and spotted the rusty old piton that it was attached to.
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  • teeter precariously over the abyss of the merely decorative.
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  • top-heavy and/or precariously supported objects may be shifted or fall down.
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  • The Council of Lyons proclaimed the union, which was destined to be effective for a few years at least and to be prolonged precariously in the midst of unfavourable circumstances.
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  • We have been wavering precariously on the edge of bankruptcy for some time.
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  • Chest straps rise from a center mount on the bottom to precariously cover the breasts.
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  • The dishes are towered precariously in the sink and the two year old thinks he's going to wash them.
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