Flashcards in verbal Deck (28)
not securely held or in position, dangerously
例句：she made a precarious living by writing
例句：the company underscored the progress made with fuel cells
Daniels is at his best when he's cool and direct, rather than combative and polemical.
Calling them a bunch of capricious kids with half-formed ideas does them an injustice.
He could not get a single witness to establish independent corroboration of his version of the accident.
Bogus social workers have been preying on old people living alone.
The letter was written in her usual acerbic style.
He was scathing about the government's performance.
In many cases, the problem does not seem to be miserliness so much as ignorance.
The rest were scrapped as unacceptable symbols of excess in an era of wartime austerity.
There was no stringiness in it and he knew that it would bring the highest price in the market
Building robotic traffic police and guides will make it easier for people to overcome their diffidence.
They're fanciful in the manner of much late-'60s pop, but they never just float along.
the authorities did not accede to the strikers' demand
he was always overshadowed by his brilliant elder brother
showing very poor judgment
fail to fulfill or justify;
fail to give a true notion or impression of
using or containing too many words;
lack of seriousness; lightheartedness
example: a night of fun and frivolity
hostile and aggressive
hard to control or deal with
acting or done quickly without thought or care
spending money or resources freely and without holding back