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  • adj. superlative form of chancy: most chancy.


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  • Over the last six years, NIAC has backed 118 studies into the chanciest of propositions: interplanetary rapid transit , aircraft without moving parts , and radio signals bounced off of meteors' trails .

    NASA Funds Sci-Fi Technology

  • This is the chanciest list of all, because most closers graduate to the role only after the preceding closer gets injured, traded or demoted to middle relief things that rarely are predictable. - Developing pitchers and alternate closers

  • Whatever the case, I hoped that Albert would have better luck, and was once again grateful that I was only part-owner of the boat, and not a real fisherman or farmer, the two chanciest professions that I knew of.

    Death on a Vineyard Beach

  • Business -- just plain everyday business -- is the gamiest, chanciest, most thrilling line there is to-day, and I'm for it.

    Roast Beef, Medium

  • And I say all of you, 'she went on,' don't you think it's worth spending ALL the money, if there's even the chanciest chance of getting Father and

    The Story of the Amulet

  • Gervais' chanciest gag - one, he quipped, that had been pre-proofed by lawyers - was at the expense of LA's Scientology community.

    The Guardian World News

  • Over the past several years, he's made his largest and chanciest investments in pitching, spending over $200 million on Josh Beckett

  • However, being able to parlay activity into revenue has sat on a huge element of chance, and making money from advertising is one of the chanciest games there is.

    BNET Articles

  • Q: What’s the “chanciest” book you’ve ever read and how did you feel about it?

    Writer Unboxed » Blog Archive » AUTHOR INTERVIEW: Lydia Joyce

  • A: In romance, the chanciest books I’ve read are by Judith Ivory, Susan Squires, and Laura Kinsale.

    Writer Unboxed » Blog Archive » AUTHOR INTERVIEW: Lydia Joyce


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