dicey

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a bit dicey

Carrying a certain degree of risk or danger; uncertain of a favorable outcome. This street looks a bit dicey, I think we should walk another way home. This merger deal could be a bit dicey for the company.
See also: bit, dicey

dicey

(ˈdɑɪsi)
mod. touchy; chancy; touch and go. Things are just a little dicey right now.
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Separately, the once smooth path for Senate ratification of a major nuclear arms control agreement with Russia is looking a little dicier.
The pressure's not the same for Roger because he's broken every record and that makes it a little dicier and tricker for guys who haven't won.
The controversies I've just mentioned are at the sequence level, but things get even dicier when we delve into DNA's three-dimensional structure.
After all, gambling that a $100 bulb will last 50,000 hours is dicier than betting a $3 CFL will last 10,000 hours.
The same question asked of a power-conferring rule of unspecified scope, like the one seen in Pamajewon, is conceptually even dicier.
With the better-established remedies already taken by his first book, Gottlieb settles for somewhat dicier recommendations in Alternative Cures.
THe NO-SERVICE CONTRACT: Used car dealers, amazingly, are not required to disclose a car's known defects to the buyer, a fact that makes the service contracts they peddle even dicier.
If that occurs, it would go to the House, where Holvey said things are dicier.
The political activism of the latter period of Modotti's life, although surely presaged in her family background (her father was prominently involved in radical movements as an artisan in Italy, which probably led to his own emigration to the United States), is a somewhat dicier area for speculation than the far more extensively documented and accessible time in which she worked as a photographer.
Chad Billingsley, whose first scheduled start on Wednesday night was shortened to 20 pitches by dicey weather and even dicier managing, finished the game for Kuroda in lieu of his normal, between-starts side session.
It has become dicier these days to pinpoint the costs of grains and other commodities.
The league handpicked the bureau's top administrators, but lower-level recruitment was dicier.
Passage in the Senate is a lot dicier, in case you're in a letter-writing mood.
The green issue is even dicier, since not only is the consumer buying with her pocketbook, but she's buying with her conscience.