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Definition 1: fraught with danger - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where perilous or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • dangerous waters
  • a parlous journey on stormy seas
  • a perilous voyage across the Atlantic in a small boat
  • the precarious life of an undersea diver
  • dangerous surgery followed by a touch-and-go recovery

Synonyms for perilous in the sense of this definition

(perilous is similar to ...) involving or causing danger or risk; liable to hurt or harm

"a dangerous criminal" "a dangerous bridge" "unemployment reached dangerous proportions"

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