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hazards

noun
plural of hazard

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 something that may cause injury or harm
  • the tumbledown old barn was considered a fire hazard

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2 the uncertain course of events
  • it was only by hazard and good fortune that we found our way back to the trail

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hazards

verb
present tense third-person singular of hazard

Synonyms & Antonyms of hazards (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to place in danger
  • just so the tourists could see the sea lions up close, the captain needlessly hazarded his ship

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2 to take a chance on
  • was unwilling to hazard landing the plane on the small island, which didn't even have an airfield

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“Hazards.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hazards. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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