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Synonyms for dicey

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of uncertain outcome

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The persistence of the sectarian violence and insurgency against the allied occupation, seemingly without end for a time, that followed the successful major combat phase of OIF in 2003 led former secretary of defense Melvin Laird, who oversaw the endgame of US involvement Vietnam, to remark more than two years later that "getting out of a war is still dicier than getting into one.
Stevenson and Wolfers offer several possibilities: definitions of well-being for women now encompass multiple domains, not just the home; women may require more to declare themselves happy due to increased opportunities: women may have begun comparing themselves to larger groups including men, therefore concluding that breakthroughs asides, the complexities of contemporary life come with emotional costs; if women are more risk-averse than men, dicier socioeconomic forces may have made the former psychologically worse off; and women may be more honest with themselves than men.
Erasmus illustrates this primary meaning with a verse from the Roman satirist Persius, where the poet assumes the voice of a vainglorious author who likes to be pointed out in a crowd: "At pulchrum est digito monstrari et dicier hic est" (1.
Things got even dicier last month, when the company lowered its estimates for Q4 and fiscal 2013.
But if the thing turns sectarianwith the minority Alawites and other Shiites racing to the regime's side, and with Shiite Iran intervening further (it has confirmed it has sent troops to aid Assad); with the majority Sunnis seeking vengeance; and with Christians caught in the middlethen things get much dicier.
Mre revealed that even the weather was getting dicier as the clouds started to roll down the mountain
This summer it is much dicier, as the deadline to submit final times and team entries is six (6) days after the final event in Eugene on July 1st.
I worried about foundations being wedded to reformers and thinkers who tell them what they want to hear, the perils of group think, the disinclination of critics to challenge deep-pocketed funders--and how all this gets even dicier when foundations are actively pursuing an agenda in policy or research.
Matters got a little dicier when we tried the wireless installation.
Things get even dicier when two days later a dead body is found in the theater.
Myth #7, "Cryonics Conflicts with Religion," seems unlikely, as those who believe in an all-perfcet heaven would most likely prefer just to die and go there rather than keep their fingers crossed for all-perfect reanimation, the odds of which are much dicier.
For hundreds of billions of student loans spread out for decades, the math gets a little dicier.
The heart condition tested in the trial stopped last week "was a much dicier indication" for the use of the drug, said Steven Nissen, head of cardiology at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio.