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affording no ease or reassurance

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fraught with danger

not secure

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It was a time of doubt and anxiety, when the relations between the United States and Great Britain were daily assuming a more precarious aspect and verging towards that war which shortly ensued.
It was useless to move from where he was until the air cleared, since he could not know in what direction he was moving, and so he stretched himself upon the moss and waited, pondering the fate of his warriors and his ship, but giving little thought to his own precarious situation.
Careful observers of animals, being anxious to avoid precarious inferences, have gradually discovered more and more how to give an account of the actions of animals without assuming what we call "consciousness.
He became absorbed in trying out the idea, and even borrowed a circus rider whose act was to play the violin while standing on the back of a galloping horse and to throw somersaults on such precarious platform while still playing the violin.
Your mother is especially desirous that you should know nothing of the precarious condition of her health.
The babe sat with his feet dangling high from a precarious infant chair and gorged his small stomach.
the hopes were so incertain and precarious, that it may be justly
They address precarious work and the regime of competition in Europe; classification struggles in semi-formal and precarious work in inmate labor and a local independent culture industry; the conceptualization and measurement of job precarity; precarious work in the US, including the impact of the Great Recession, hackathons, and the role of race, gender, and educational attainment; international perspectives from Germany, Europe, the global south, and India; and the consequences of precarious work for early careers, the transition to marriage, and contract workers.
Contract notice: Framework agreement on the accommodation of persons in precarious situations in the haut-rhin department.
According to the report, the precarious situation regarding the rebalancing of oil prices, which significantly affect healthcare expenditure, would be instrumental in shaping the pace of pharmaceutical growth over the long-term.
TAP) - "Tunisia has reaffirmed its commitment to identifying concrete and effective responses to the problem of precarious and informal housing," said Minister of Public Works, Housing and Spatial Development Mohamed Salah Arfaoui.
Producing and Negotiating Non-Citizenship: Precarious Legal Status in Canada (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2013)
Banks are loaded with money, citizens have installment loans to pay, and companies are reserved and precarious.
ISLAMABAD -- The Foreign Office Friday issued a travel advisory for the Pakistani nationals residing or working in South Sudan in view of the precarious security situation.
A new report from think tank TASC has claimed there are a growing number of people in precarious, non-standard positions.