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shaky

adjective (WEAK)    /ˈʃeɪ.ki/
not firm or strong: The building's foundations are rather shaky, and it could collapse at any time. The government is taking these steps to try to improve the country's shaky economy. Their marriage looks pretty shaky to me. I think you're on very shaky ground with that argument.Weakness and vulnerabilityUnsafe and insecure shakily     /-kɪ.li/ adverb The old man stood up and walked shakily across the room.Shaking, swinging and vibratingUncertaintyHesitatingAchievable shakiness     /-nəs/ noun [U] Shaking, swinging and vibratingSoft and fluffy
(Definition of shaky adjective (WEAK) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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