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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishchancychanc‧y /ˈtʃɑːnsi $ ˈtʃænsi/ adjective  CERTAINLY/DEFINITELYnot certain, or involving a lot of risk syn risky Acting professionally is a chancy business.chanciness noun [uncountable]
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chancyGetting to Cape Wrath is rather chancy.She was only half Jersey, and that half did not include her temper, which was chancy and morose.But such a strategy, chancy at best, certainly can not succeed without a credible threat of a resolution.Making financial forecasts can be a very chancy business.Publishers will not publish chancy, fat collections when they can publish a small number of readily marketable volumes.Fine for flat objects, chancy for bowl shapes.As a result, identification becomes a chancy thing even for the experts.
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