RISQU'E

Risqu\'e

Ris`qu['e]"\, a. masc., Risqu'ee \Ris`qu['e]e"\, a. fem., . [F., p.p. of risquer to risk.] Hazardous; risky; esp., fig., verging upon impropriety; dangerously close to, or suggestive of, what is indecent or of doubtful morality; as, a risqu['e] story. --Henry Austin.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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