(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
adj. insecure, precarious, dangerous, risky, perilous; untrustworthy. See danger.
(Roget's IV) modif.
Syn. hazardous, perilous, jeopardous, risky, threatening, treacherous, fearsome, unreliable, insecure, venturesome, lowering, unstable, fraught with peril, parlous*, alarming, precarious, ticklish, giddy, dizzy, slippery, uncertain, unpromising, unprepossessing, shaky, explosive.
Ant. safe*, harmless, proof.
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.
dangerous, hazardous, perilous, treacherous, threatening, insecure, unstable, precarious, life-threatening, *on thin ice, menacing, *dicey, *ticklish, *touch and go, *a tinderbox, *a powderkeg, explosive, risky.
ANT.: safe, secure, protected, harmless
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Inadequately protected: insecure, unguarded, unprotected. See SAFETY. 2. Involving possible risk, loss, or injury: adventurous, chancy, dangerous, hazardous, jeopardous, parlous, perilous, risky, treacherous, venturesome, venturous. Slang: hairy. See SAFETY.

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