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in danger of being harmed, damaged, attacked, or infected because you do not have suitable protection
a thing, person, or place that is vulnerable is easy to attack
in a situation in which something unpleasant or dangerous could happen to you
not protected from attack
likely to be harmed or damaged
in a situation that is controlled by someone or something with the power to harm you
not guarded or watched
capable of being lost or taken from you at any time
doing something dangerous or risky that could cause lots of problems for you
in a dangerous situation
in competitive cycling, the illegal use of motors on bikes in order to gain advantage over other riders
in golf, a gentle hit of the ball so that it rolls along the ground a short distance towards the...
be reversed; be as if it had never happened
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