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  • noun the quality of being chancy or risky; riskiness

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Examples

  • For even following the advice of the best financial planners, doing the best we can to deal with the chanciness, uncertainty and confusion about the future, in the end, when it comes to securing the best possible future for ourselves, pretty much all we can do is pray.

    Money and Spirituality (The Boomer Blog)

  • Their stories illustrate both the chanciness of life -- the ROTC student was one of only twelve from Harvard College to die in Vietnam -- and certain larger sociological patterns.

    Low-Class Conclusions

  • Their stories illustrate both the chanciness of life -- the ROTC student was one of only twelve from Harvard College to die in Vietnam -- and certain larger sociological patterns.

    Low-Class Conclusions

  • Their stories illustrate both the chanciness of life -- the ROTC student was one of only twelve from Harvard College to die in Vietnam -- and certain larger sociological patterns.

    Low-Class Conclusions

  • With the chanciness of their species the children suddenly became angelic.

    Tied Up in Tinsel

  • Now, many of those voters already feel stupid- they voted for Obama after falling for the hopeful chanciness he offered, and did not look too hard at his record.

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  • Now, many of those voters already feel stupid- they voted for Obama after falling for the hopeful chanciness he offered, and did not look too hard at his record.

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  • He understands the chanciness of normal human perception.

    Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

  • He understands the chanciness of normal human perception.

    Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

  • Still, in New York, Cole would have had the opportunity to fire away, and at least the chanciness of relying upon the current roster to change their habits would be reduced.

    Population Statistic

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