Thesaurus

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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