Precarious


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Precarious 

  • (adj) not securely held or in position; dangerously likely to fall or collapse. “a precarious ladder”
  • (adj) dependent on chance; uncertain. “he made a precarious living as a painter”

Precarious meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • अनिश्चित, अस्थिर, खतरनाक, बेठिकाना, संकटपूर्ण, संदिग्ध, जोखिम का, दुविधा में

Precarious origin

  • mid 17th century: from Latin precarius ‘obtained by entreaty’ (from prex, prec- ‘prayer’) + -ous.

Precarious in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Return of the Tanker Wars: US – Iran tensions could get precarious for …, Return of the Tanker Wars: US – Iran tensions could get precarious for New … The US has applied immense pressure on India to bring down oil …
  • Sree Iyer on the US-Iran escalation and its impact on India, A precarious economy might get a jolt if war erupts between the US and Iran and India has the most to lose, opines Sree Iyer. With deft diplomacy, India can play …
  • Libra Could Be Unbalanced by Indian Crypto Laws, Despite cryptocurrencies’ precarious standing within Indian law, the media outlet reports “Facebook has not filed any application with RBI …
  • Kapil’s masterpiece — a tipping point in India’s sporting history, Kapil Dev’s unbeaten 175 (138b, 16×4, 6×6), miraculous in its conception, resuscitated India from a precarious 17 for five in a World Cup match …
  • Left’s position gets more precarious, Between the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and the Communist Party of India, the Left is down to five seats in the Lok Sabha, its worst-ever …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Precarious 

  • PRE+CARE+IOUS -> We have to take CARE while doing something risky so that it does not go wrong…
  • Precarious-sounds ilke please carry Us..but thats very risky

Precarious pronunciation



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