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  • adv. In an insecure manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In an insecure manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an insecure manner; without security or safety.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a manner involving risk
  • adv. in a tentative and self-conscious manner


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  • "Automatically find server and port" and "Warn before sending password insecurely" are checked

    Discussions: Message List - root

  • Likewise, a pen test can report on secure applications deployed insecurely which is not visible to static analysis.

    The Web Security Mailing List (WASC)

  • They are another sports phenomenon that fatigues as much as it fascinates, that pummels audiences with an avalanche of hype, exposure and overbaked TV commercials, like the Nike one in which Mr. James plays "Miami Vice" with a grizzly Don Johnson and insecurely asks his public, "What should I do?"

    If Only the Entire Sports World Were as Wacky

  • Canadian psychologist Tracey Waskowic surveyed seventy-seven widows and widowers ranging in age from forty-one to ninety-seven and found that securely attached people were less angry, less socially isolated, and less prone to guilt, despair, and rumination which in itself is thought to perpetuate depressed moods than insecurely attached people.

    The Truth About Grief

  • All worked well, but there came a time when he fastened the pine-knot insecurely.

    The Hunger Cry

  • A hundred feet of broken ledges and insecurely heaped rocks were between it and the earth, and because of the rocks, which might be displaced by the touch of hand or foot, but one man climbed at a time.


  • They climbed out of the smelting town, where eyrie houses perched insecurely on a precipitous landscape.


  • But the jewelled butterfly which loosely held the fold in place was insecurely fastened, and the front of the gown slipped to the side, exposing a firm white breast, which had never known the lip-clasp of a child.


  • It looks as if, when Smith was the target of stalking, he was a former boyfriend, but when the refrigerator repairman was the target, the stalker morphed into a homicidal maniac (in the back bedroom, no less, as if he was a doberman she had insecurely tied up back there).

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Stalking Victims’ Duty to Warn Employees, Lovers, Visitors, and Others?

  • Some of the most celebrated artists in the Western canon — Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Jacques-Louis David, Hans Memling, Peter Paul Rubens, Anthony van Dyck, among others — are impressively represented, but some of the most compelling pictures on view are by unknown or insecurely identified painters.

    See Their Worlds in Their Faces


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