HyperDic: perilous

English > 1 sense of the word perilous:
ADJECTIVEallperilous, parlous, precarious, touch-and-gofraught with danger
perilous > pronunciation
Soundspeh'rahlahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > perilous: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningfraught with danger.
Example "a perilous voyage across the Atlantic in a small boat"
Synonymsparlous, precarious, touch-and-go
Broaderdangerous, unsafeInvolving or causing danger or risk
Spanisharriesgado, peligroso, temerario
Catalanarriscat, perillós, temerari
Nounsperila venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
perila source of danger
perila state of danger involving risk
perilousnessthe state of being dangerous
Adverbsperilouslyin a dangerous manner

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