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 for risky
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Risky \Risk"y\, a.
     Attended with risk or danger; hazardous. "A risky matter."
     --W. Collins.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           Generalization are always risky.         --Lowell.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  risky
      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,
             wild]
      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,
     wicked, wildcat
  
  

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