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shaky

adjective
 
 
/ˈʃeɪki/
MOVING making quick, short movements from side to side or up and down: shaky handsShaking, swinging and vibrating
NOT STRONG not physically strong because you are nervous, old, or sick: I felt a bit shaky when I stood up.Weakness and vulnerability
LIKELY TO FAIL not working well and likely to fail: They managed to win the game, despite a very shaky start.Failing and doing badlyUnsafe and insecure
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