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- 1. chancy, chanceful, dicey, dodgy, dangerous (vs. safe), unsafe
- usage: of uncertain outcome; especially fraught with risk; "an extremely dicey future on a brave new world of liquid nitrogen, tar, and smog"- New Yorker
- 2. crafty, cunning, dodgy, foxy, guileful, knavish, slick, sly, tricksy, tricky, wily, artful (vs. artless)
- usage: marked by skill in deception; "cunning men often pass for wise"; "deep political machinations"; "a foxy scheme"; "a slick evasive answer"; "sly as a fox"; "tricky Dick"; "a wily old attorney"
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See also: dodgy (Dictionary)