Peril

Definition of Peril

Per´il
n.1.Danger; risk; hazard; jeopardy; exposure of person or property to injury, loss, or destruction.
In perils of waters, in perils of robbers.
- 2 Cor. xi. 26.
Adventure hard
With peril great achieved.
- Milton.
At one's peril
with risk or danger to one; at the hazard of.
- Shak.
v. t.1.To expose to danger; to hazard; to risk; as, to peril one's life.
v. i.1.To be in danger.

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