Perilous

Definition of Perilous

Per´il`ous
a.1.Full of, attended with, or involving, peril; dangerous; hazardous; as, a perilous undertaking.
Infamous hills, and sandy, perilous wilds.
- Milton.
2.Daring; reckless; dangerous.
For I am perilous with knife in hand.
- Chaucer.

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alarming, bad, chancy, dangersome, delicate, desultory, explosive, fraught with danger, hairy, infirm, insubstantial, jeopardous, parlous, periculous, provisional, serious, shaky, shifting, shifty, slippery, susceptible, temporary, tentative, threatening, ticklish, tottery, touchy, treacherous, ugly, uncertain, undependable, unfaithworthy, unhealthy, unreliable, unsolid, unsound, unstable, unsteadfast, unsteady, unsubstantial, unsure, untrustworthy, vulnerable, wicked
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