Harm and danger

precarious
(adj)
prǝ-CARE-i-ǝs
Meaning

uncertain; risky; dangerous

1st Sample Sentence

My position at work is precarious: I really fear that I could be fired any day.

Root

prex precis (entreaty, prayer) (Latin)

Synonyms

precarious, tenuous

Mnemonics

PRE+CARE+IOUS -> We have to take CARE while doing something risky so that it does not go wrong. what we do before starting something unsafe or risky, we say our prayers. so: PRAY + KARI = precarious