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More global production happens in areas that are highly vulnerable to climate change.

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I’ll keep talking about the issues that matter most to this district as so many vulnerable communities are trying to get through this pandemic and economic crisis.

Gulf Coast refineries and petrochemical plants are often located in low-lying areas vulnerable to flooding.

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It is a controversial approach to the coronavirus pandemic because, in allowing the disease to spread unchecked, it puts more vulnerable groups, like the elderly and immunocompromised, at greater risk of death.

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Hence, those richly priced FANMAGs, along with other rockets such as Tesla, are highly vulnerable to a steep fall.

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Social media forces us to not only be vulnerable for our partner but for the whole world.

Plus, his known drug dealings certainly made him vulnerable to blackmail.

The masterpiece is huge, but structurally flawed and terribly vulnerable to seismic activity.

They were individuals who were vulnerable to being recruited.

Biden remembered the boy was in a physically vulnerable position: “leaning down on one of those slanted counters.”

The elephant, as is well known, is easily vulnerable in one spot only,—the middle of the skull.

If she became emotional, was vulnerable in her feelings, I knew that Roscoe's peace might be assured.

"Just the other way," retorted Lorenza, delighted as angry persons are at having found the antagonist's vulnerable point.

Every variety of danger was arising at once; the tempest was concentrated upon the vulnerable point; destruction was imminent.

Finally, the earlier is the warmer season with less danger to vulnerable feet and requiring a lighter equipment.

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On this page you'll find 63 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to vulnerable, such as: accessible, defenseless, exposed, liable, ready, and sensitive.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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