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synonyms for on a limb

  • hazardous
  • perilous
  • risky
  • treacherous
  • uncertain
  • unreliable
  • unsound
  • unstable
  • untrustworthy
  • insecure
  • alarming
  • chancy
  • erratic
  • explosive
  • fearsome
  • hanging by a thread
  • on thin ice
  • precarious
  • shaky
  • slippery
  • threatening
  • ticklish
  • touch and go
  • touchy
  • undependable

antonyms for on a limb

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  • certain
  • honest
  • reliable
  • safe
  • secure
  • stable
  • strong
  • sure
  • true
  • trustworthy
  • harmless
  • protected
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How to use on a limb in a sentence

Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
He felt himself the meanest, vilest thing a-crawl upon this sinful earth, and she—dear God!
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
All that scientific bric-a-brac in the cupboard had far better be thrown away.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
Urinary sediments may be studied under three heads: A. Unorganized sediments.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
The secretary trembled in his every limb; his eyes shunned his master's as his master's had shunned Garnache's awhile ago.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
"You have give a limb," repeated Perry, emphasizing the announcement by shaking his finger at the old man.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
I knowed, a-course, that I could go kick up a fuss when Simpson stopped by his office on his trip back from Goldstone.
ALEC LLOYD, COWPUNCHERELEANOR GATES
Aber Jeder will grossartig spielen heutzutage (But everybody wants to play on a grand scale now-a-days).
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
But Lessard's a overbearin' son-of-a-gun all round, and he's always breakin' out in a new place.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Still a-shiver at dawn, I saddled up and loped for the crest of the nearest divide to get the benefit of the first sun-rays.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ON A LIMB

  • alarming
  • chancy
  • erratic
  • explosive
  • fearsome
  • hanging by a thread
  • hazardous
  • insecure
  • on a limb
  • on thin ice
  • perilous
  • precarious
  • risky
  • shaky
  • slippery
  • threatening
  • ticklish
  • touch and go
  • touchy
  • treacherous
  • uncertain
  • undependable
  • unreliable
  • unsound
  • unstable
  • untrustworthy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.