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It’s also hilarious that this attempt at stabilizing its rickety notions of amateurism will force schools to become even more like businesses.
NCAA’S TRANSFER CHANGES ARE GOOD FOR ATHLETES AND CHALLENGING FOR COACHES. SEEMS FAIR.JERRY BREWERAPRIL 16, 2021WASHINGTON POST
From rickety old strap-on blades to state-of-the-art high-performance skates, the range of options fits, and purposes are pretty vast.
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The pioneers, rolling in rickety wagons across the prairie with all of their earthly possessions, headed for a better life.
NOMADLAND TURNS AMERICAN ICONOGRAPHY INSIDE OUTALISSA WILKINSONFEBRUARY 19, 2021VOX
The rickety elevator was a bit scary, making the tiny top floor apartment in Rome’s Monti neighborhood more of a sixth-floor walkup.
WHY AIRBNB IS GREAT FOR WALL STREET, BUT NOT SO GREAT FOR EVERYONE ELSEAARON PRESSMANDECEMBER 11, 2020FORTUNE
In the aperture of the window, amid piles of paper, stood a rickety old table, covered with dust.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
So saying the lively urchin grasped his new friend by the hand and led him by a rickety staircase to the “rookeries” above.
THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
This problem was solved by a native coming along driving a raw-boned horse before a rickety wagon.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
He could hardly walk up the rickety front steps of the old tumble-down house, and his thirteen-year-old son had to help him.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
On one side loomed a huge tank, to the brink of which a rickety wooden ladder invited the explorer to ascend.
DOPESAX ROHMER
These were now old and rather rickety; but a light person, at some risk, could still use them.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
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WORDS RELATED TO RICKETY

  • capricious
  • changeable
  • dizzy
  • erratic
  • fickle
  • fluctuating
  • giddy
  • groggy
  • inconstant
  • precarious
  • quivery
  • rickety
  • rocky
  • shifting
  • teetering
  • tippy
  • unreliable
  • unsettled
  • unsound
  • unstable
  • vacillating
  • variable
  • wabbly
  • wavering
  • wayward
  • wiggly
  • wobbly
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