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Ran into this:

For the hundredth time he resented the element of imprecision, the margin of guesswork that entered into the business. The project as he had worked it out was casual and bold, the risks were considerable.

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1)Is the the margin of guesswork that entered into the business the appositive of the element of imprecision? 2)Could you kindly rephrase the whole 2 sentences? I mean if you were to say it with different simpler words while the meaning would not change, how would you say it?

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1) Yes

2) I don't know about rephrasing to maintain the meaning... It is explaining the discomfort a very meticulous man feels in committing a crime in a bold and risky fashion, so that by virtue of his careful character no one would suspect him.

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