chancier chancier

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) of uncertain outcome; especially fraught with risk
  2. (adj) subject to accident or chance or change

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. A careful shopper could check the lid for the telltale number in a grocery, but it seemed chancier to trust a restaurant or a drugstore counter with a tuna fish sandwich or salad.
  2. Getting there was becoming ever chancier, as the ARVN collapsed before the Communist onslaught.
  3. In view of Herriot's opposition and Pinay's lukewarm support, ratification by the French Parliament is still possible, but chancier than ever.
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