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peril

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of peril

  1. 1 something that may cause injury or harm <life is full of unexpected perils> Synonyms hazard, imminence, menace, danger, pitfall, risk, threat, troubleRelated Words snare, trap; booby trapNear Antonyms guard, protection, safeguard, shield, ward; asylum, harbor, haven, refuge, retreat, shelter

  2. 2 the state of not being protected from injury, harm, or evil <they were unhappy about sending their son into peril overseas> Synonyms distress, endangerment, harm's way, imperilment, jeopardy, danger, risk, troubleRelated Words exposure, liability, openness, vulnerability; precariousness, threat; susceptibility, susceptibleness; defenselessness, helplessness, weaknessNear Antonyms preservation, salvation; defense, protection; exemption, immunity, impunity, inviolability, invulnerabilityAntonyms safeness, safety, secureness, security




peril

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of peril

  1. to place in danger <a tribute to the men and women who, as firefighters, peril their lives daily> Synonyms adventure, compromise, gamble (with), hazard, imperil, jeopard, jeopardize, menace, endanger, risk, ventureRelated Words intimidate, threaten; expose; subject; chance, wagerNear Antonyms guard, protect, shelter, shield; preserve, resume, save





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