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synonyms for on thin ice

  • afraid
  • anxious
  • apprehensive
  • hesitant
  • shaky
  • touchy
  • troubled
  • unsure
  • uptight
  • Delphic
  • choked
  • diffident
  • hanging by thread
  • jumpy
  • questioning
  • touch and go
  • unassured
  • unconfident
  • unpoised
  • up in the air
  • vague
  • uncertain
  • hazardous
  • treacherous
  • untrustworthy
  • unsound
  • unstable
  • unreliable
  • perilous
  • risky
  • insecure
  • alarming
  • chancy
  • erratic
  • explosive
  • precarious
  • shaky
  • slippery
  • threatening
  • ticklish
  • touchy
  • undependable
  • fearsome
  • hanging by a thread
  • on a limb
  • touch and go
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antonyms for on thin ice

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  • at ease
  • calm
  • certain
  • collected
  • composed
  • cool
  • definite
  • happy
  • peaceful
  • quiet
  • sure
  • unafraid
  • unwavering
  • unworried
  • confident
  • guarded
  • protected
  • safe
  • secure
  • sound
    • resolved
    • exact
    • decided
    • clear
    • strong
    • safe
    • secure
    • sure
    • definite
    • certain
    • trusting
    • convinced
    • confident
    • believing
    • unquestionable
    • confirmed
    • stable
    • trusty
    • trustworthy
    • settled
    • undoubted
    • determined
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    How to use on thin ice in a sentence

    This has a warm though a thin soil, which must be highly favorable to the Vine to induce so exclusive a devotion to it.
    GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
    He leant against the wall of his refuge, notwithstanding this boast, and licked the ice to moisten his parched lips.
    THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
    The left heel followed like lightning, and the right paw also slipped, letting the bear again fall heavily on the ice below.
    THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
    A long stretch of smooth ice followed, over which he glided with ever-increasing speed.
    THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
    Profiting by this, Benjy quietly moved away round a colossal buttress of the berg, and took refuge in an ice-cave.
    THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
    The Princess was pale and thin; and, though dressed superbly, seemed fitter for her chamber.
    THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
    The smile was still on his lips when his head drooped on a piece of ice, and he sank into a deep slumber.
    THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
    They had been permitted to sit up till after the ice-cream, which naturally marked the limit of human indulgence.
    THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
    Her thin and narrow hands held the balcony railing rather tightly.
    BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
    He will find that “Ice” is a concrete word, and “Slippery” indicates a quality of “Ice” and of other things.
    ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
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    WORDS RELATED TO ON THIN ICE

    • acute
    • central
    • clamorous
    • climacteric
    • climatic
    • compelling
    • deciding
    • decisive
    • desperate
    • dire
    • essential
    • hanging by thread
    • high-priority
    • imperative
    • insistent
    • momentous
    • necessary
    • on thin ice
    • pivotal
    • pressing
    • searching
    • showdown
    • touch and go
    • touchy
    • urgent
    • vital
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