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Synonyms for high-risk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bad, risky, high-risk, speculative(adj)

    not financially safe or secure

    "a bad investment"; "high risk investments"; "anything that promises to pay too much can't help being risky"; "speculative business enterprises"

    Synonyms:
    big, spoiled, uncollectible, risky, questioning, bad, speculative, regretful, hazardous, forged, defective, inquisitive, sorry, tough, spoilt, unsound, wondering(a), unfit, wild, notional

    Antonyms:
    sound

Editors Contribution

  1. perilous

    the meaning is similar to high-risk's.

    exposed to a danger

    Submitted by rinat on June 6, 2017  

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "high-risk":

    higher-risk, risky, at-risk, sub-prime

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How to say high-risk in sign language?

  1. highrisk

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#11273defective
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#20140speculative
#21584spoiled
#29642unfit
#39207notional
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#53805unsound
#93066uncollectible
#134051regretful

How to use high-risk in a sentence?

  1. Patricia Figueroa:

    Due to overcrowding, the hospital is discharging patients with low risk of contagion in order to receive high-risk ones, something very dangerous.

  2. Corrie Butler:

    We've had to put all Ebola activities on hold in high-risk areas.

  3. Matthew Kronman:

    We know that pregnant women and infants are at especially high risk of severe disease with influenza.

  4. Brian McGlinchey:

    Al Sharbi’s been deemed a high-risk individual who allegedly attended a training camp in Afghanistan and is a self-proclaimed bomb-maker, other detainees told interrogators Al Sharbi had been seen talking to Bin Laden, was very proficient with weapons and had been selected for specialized remote control detonation training.

  5. Robert McWhirter:

    It's an oversold bounce, i'm significantly underweight energy-related stocks. It's a high-risk trade, in my view.

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