down the road/path to perdition

Definition of down the road/path to perdition

old-fashioned

  1. :  to something very dangerous or harmful It's this kind of selfishness that leads down the road/path to perdition.

Word by Word Definitions

downplay
  1. :  toward or in a lower physical position

    :  to a lying or sitting position

    :  toward or to the ground, floor, or bottom

  1. :  down (see 1down) along, around, through, toward, in, into, or on

  1. :  to cause to go or come down (see 1down) : such as

    :  to cause to fall by or as if by shooting :  bring down

    :  consume

  1. :  occupying a low position

    :  lying on the ground

    :  directed or going downward

  1. :  descent, depression

    :  an instance of putting down (see 1down) (as an opponent in wrestling)

    :  a complete play to advance the ball

  1. :  an undulating usually treeless upland with sparse soil

    :  a sheep of any breed originating in the downs of southern England

  1. :  a covering of soft fluffy feathers

    :  these feathers

    :  something soft and fluffy like down

roadplay
  1. :  roadstead

    :  an open way for vehicles, persons, and animals

    :  one lying outside of an urban district :  highway

pathplay
  1. :  a trodden way

    :  a track specially constructed for a particular use

    :  course, route

perditionplay
  1. :  utter destruction

    :  loss

    :  eternal damnation


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