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dangerously lacking in security or stability

precariously

2

short in time, duration, length, or extent

brief

3

vitally important; absolutely necessary

essential

4

having a sharp end or point

acute

5

situated at, extending to, or coming from a great depth; deep

profound

6

ascending to a level markedly higher than the usual

soaring

7

a girl or woman regarded as or unfashionable

frumpy

8

being or seeming to be everywhere at the same time; omnipresent

ubiquitous

9

marked by or causing doubt

dubious

10

belonging to the same period of time

contemporary

11

well-known for some bad or unfavorable quality: a notorious thief

notorious

12

spreading

pervasive

13

of a different kind, form, character, etc.; unlike

diverse

14

happy and satisfied with someone or something

pleased with

15

fearful of being displaced by a rival

jealous of

16

having a strong liking, affection

fond of

17

having capacity or ability; efficient and able

capable of

18

having knowledge

aware of

19

feeling shame; distressed or embarrassed by feelings of guilt, foolishness

ashamed of

20

emotionally or physically distressed

upset about

21

free from doubt or reservation; confident

certain about

22

worried and tense because of possible misfortune, danger, etc.; uneasy

anxious about

23

improbable, incredible, miraculous, supernatural

marvellous

24

mortal, deadly, fatal

lethal

25

having a wavelike form or surface; wavy

undulate

26

so slight as to be difficult to detect or describe; elusive

subtle

27

cool or cold enough to cause shivering

chilly

28

not extreme; moderate; not powerful or strong

mild

29

quick in movement; nimble

agile

30

silly

foolish

31

impressive, grand, or dramatic

spectacular

32

of relatively great extent from one surface to the other; fat, broad, or deep: a thick slice of bread; having a relatively dense consistency: thick soup

thick

33

easily forgotten

forgettable

34

worth being remembered or noted; remarkable

memorable

35

tending or likely to forget; absent-minded

forgetful

36

extremely small; minute

tiny

37

not tidy or neat; disordered

untidy

38

unusually great in size or amount or degree or especially extent; enormous

vast

39

giving great delight; very pleasing, beautiful, charming, etc.

delightful

40

excellent or very good; brilliant or fine, esp in appearance

splendid

41

of small or limited width, especially in comparison with length

narrow

42

characterized by feeling or showing fond affection for

precious

43

embarrassing or inconvenient: an awkward moment

awkward

44

full of energetic and noisy activity: "a bustling city"

bustling

45

situated or being outside something, outer: an external surface (opposition: internal)

external

46

worthy of reliance or trust

reliable

47

being of vital or central importance; crucial

pivotal

48

increase (one's body weight)

put on

49

destroy or ruin

spoil

50

occurring or accomplished without delay; instant: "an immediate reply"

immediate

51

having or characterized by good fortune, success, or wealth

prosperous

52

urgent, immediate: "an instant need"

instant

53

having feelings of dissatisfaction or lack of fulfilment

frustrated

54

not alike; different; dissimilar: "gold is distinct from iron"

distinct

55

large in extent, range, or amount

extensive

56

extremely large; huge

immense

57

having or as if having especially high-pitched spots

peaky

58

having your attention fixated as though by a spell

fascinated

59

of, relating to, or having the nature of a quintessence; being the most typical

 

Liszt was the quintessential romantic

quintessential

60

inspiring inexplicable fear, dread, or uneasiness; strange and frightening

eerie

61

quick and light in movement; agile

 

nimble feet

nimble

62

having no compassion or pity

 

ruthless cruelty; ruthless opportunism

ruthless

63

not clearly understood or expressed

 

obscure motives

obscure

64

complicated and difficult to unravel; complex

tangled