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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Risky \Risk"y\, a.
Attended with risk or danger; hazardous. "A risky matter."
Generalization are always risky. --Lowell.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: involving risk or danger; "skydiving is a hazardous
sport"; "extremely risky going out in the tide and fog";
"a wild financial scheme" [syn: hazardous, risky,
2: not financially safe or secure; "a bad investment"; "high
risk investments"; "anything that promises to pay too much
can't help being risky"; "speculative business enterprises"
[syn: bad, risky, high-risk, speculative]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
79 Moby Thesaurus words for "risky":
accidental, adventitious, adventurous, aleatory, blue, broad,
casual, causeless, chance, chancy, contingent, dangerous, delicate,
destinal, desultory, dicey, fatal, fatidic, fluky, fortuitous,
full of risk, hairy, hazardous, iffy, incidental, indeterminate,
infirm, insecure, insubstantial, jeopardous, off-color,
on thin ice, perilous, precarious, provisional, racy, riskful,
risque, salty, scabrous, sensitive, shady, shaky, shifting, shifty,
slippery, speculative, spicy, suggestive, temporary, tentative,
ticklish, touch-and-go, touchy, treacherous, uncaused, uncertain,
undependable, undetermined, unexpected, unfaithworthy,
unforeseeable, unforeseen, unhealthy, unlooked-for, unpredictable,
unreliable, unsolid, unsound, unstable, unsteadfast, unsteady,
unsubstantial, unsure, untrustworthy, venturesome, venturous,
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