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denoting a group, part, etc, that is particularly subject or exposed to a danger
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Words nearby high-risk
High Renaissance, high-res, high-resolution, high-rise, high-riser, high-risk, highroad, high roller, high-rolling, high school, high sea
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How to use high-risk in a sentence
Obsessive exercising and inadequate nutrition can, over time, put people at high risk for overuse injuries like stress fractures.How Skinny Is Too Skinny? Israel Bans ‘Underweight’ Models|Carrie Arnold|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
This leaves people with a history of anorexia and reduced bone density like me at high risk for fractures.You’re Never ‘Cured’ of an Eating Disorder|Carrie Arnold|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Shock at what the government considers dangerous and high risk could be read across social media.The UK’s War on Porn: ‘Proof That Men Making These Rules Do Not See Women as Equals’|Aurora Snow|December 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Police sources informed Reforma that both action are considered “high risk” and ripe for “anarchist infiltration.”Mexican Protesters Look to Start a New Revolution|Jason McGahan|November 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One high-risk man could be having sex with several low-risk women.Dissed By Her Doctor for Wanting HIV Protection|Heather Boerner|September 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This is a high-risk, high-potential profit arrangement for me—with an experimental element.The Planet Strappers|Raymond Zinke Gallun
Consumption of such foods as raw sausage or diseased goose liver (pat de foie gras) involves a relatively high risk.Food Poisoning|Edwin Oakes Jordan