perilous

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

per·il·ous

adjective \ˈper-ə-ləs, ˈpe-rə-\

: full of danger

Full Definition of PERILOUS

:  full of or involving peril <a perilous journey>
per·il·ous·ly adverb
per·il·ous·ness noun

Examples of PERILOUS

  1. a perilous journey across the mountains
  2. <a perilous journey through hostile territory>

First Known Use of PERILOUS

14th century

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