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  • s  of uncertain outcome; especially fraught with risk
  • s  subject to accident or chance or change
    a chancy appeal at best

  • Common sense tells us or ought to tell us not to believe the pre-release gossip that accretes around expensive, commercially chancy movies starring actors who have found .
  • Henry brought Christopher Morley and Kitty Foyle with him, gave Lippincott a more up-to-date approach to the chancy best-seller field.
  • On his own time, Engineer Cole worries about the future of the human specieswhich he regards as very chancy, indeed.
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  • Durbin Hopes Senate Immigration Deal Convinces House To Vote Yes
    While chances for sweeping immigration reform have improved with a Senate package of border security measures added to a bill backed by the White House, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) said the proposal remains chancy in the House.
    June 21, 2013 - CBS Chicago
  • Clinton: Prospect Ave. Rehab Project Information Meeting
    The Prospect Avenue Rehabilitation Project in Clinton, Iowa, starts Thursday, June 20, 2013.With the start of the project, Prospect Avenue, Chancy Street, and Wallace Street will be completely closed to
    June 19, 2013 - KWQC-TV 6 Davenport

  • Charles Grassley in FOXNews
    Senate Finance Committee Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, told reporters the vote count might not have changed much."I don't know where to get three more Democratic votes,he said.Will we get them? I don't know. People say it's very chancy."
  • Dave Odom in Myrtle Beach Sun News
    I've always felt that South Carolina as a university doesn't belong to me, it belongs to the state. And trying to get our program out in the state is a good thing,Odom said. "It is a bit risky. Chancy, whatever you want to call it. But...
  • George Coyne in National Catholic Reporter
    Chance is the way we scientists see the universe. It has nothing to do with God. It's not chancy to God, it's chancy to us,Coyne said.

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