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precarious - unsafe; lacking in stability; uncertain; risky; Ex. precarious living
ratify - approve formally; confirm; verify
metallurgical - pertaining to the art of removing metals from ores; N. metallurgy: science that deals with extracting metals from ores
affliction - state of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on
scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?
propound - put forth for consideration or analysis; set forth; Ex. propound a problem/theory
license - official or legal permission; latitude of action or speech; excessive freedom that causes harm or damage; V.
headstrong - willful; stubborn; unyielding; determined to have one's own way; CF. no 'excessive'
ventral - abdominal
simile - comparison of one thing with another, using the word like or as