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1‘the parlous state of the industry’
bad, dire, dreadful, awful, terrible, appalling, frightful, grave, serious, desperate, precarious, uncertain, touch-and-go, difficult, unsafe, perilous, dangerous, risky
humorous, archaic pitiful, wretched, sorry, poor, lamentable, woeful, hopeless
humorous, informal, archaic dicey, hairy, lousy
British humorous, archaic, informal dodgy, chronic
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