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precarious - unsafe; lacking in stability; uncertain; risky; Ex. precarious living
behemoth - huge creature; something of monstrous size or power
peripatetic - walking about from place to place (to work); moving; Ex. peripatetic school of philosophy
quiescent - dormant; temporarily inactive; at rest; N. quiescence
inflated - exaggerated; pompous; enlarged (with air or gas)
pugnacity - combativeness; disposition to fight; ADJ. pugnacious: (of people) belligerent; combative in nature
bungle - mismanage; blunder; botch; blow; spoil by clumsy behavior
posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel
prevalent - widespread; generally accepted
gibe - mock; make jeering remarks; N: jeering remarks