Thesaurus / rickety

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The men kept the water under with the pumps, and the sharp jerk, jerk of the rickety handles rang all night.
Ashton-Kirk nodded, but before he could reply in words there came a clatter upon the rickety stairs at the far end of the entry.
He was a dangerous man to tackle in argument if your knowledge of the subject was rickety.
It was really bad weather, and the waves washed clean over the rickety little vessel.
With this reply Old Sharon held out his unwashed hand across the rickety ink-splashed table at which he was sitting.
MY LADY'S MONEYWILKIE COLLINS
The band, grinning with embarrassment and pleasure, stumbled up the rickety steps on to the platform.
The houses were rickety, the billets poor, and the conditions insanitary.
THE STORY OF THE "9TH KING'S" IN FRANCEENOS HERBERT GLYNNE ROBERTS
Twice he slipped back as he essayed to climb, but a third attempt took him to the topmost rail of the rickety structure.
When upon the high-road, but at a considerable distance from any town, the rickety chariot gave way.
Narrow, steep, and rickety is the path to deliverance; but up!
IDOLATRYJULIAN HAWTHORNE

WORDS RELATED TO RICKETY

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