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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 of peril hazard, imminence, menace, danger, pitfall, risk, threat, troubleWords Related to peril snare, trap; booby trapNear Antonyms of peril 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 of peril distress, endangerment, harm's way, imperilment, jeopardy, danger, risk, troubleWords Related to peril exposure, liability, openness, vulnerability; precariousness, threat; susceptibility, susceptibleness; defenselessness, helplessness, weaknessNear Antonyms of peril preservation, salvation; defense, protection; exemption, immunity, impunity, inviolability, invulnerabilityAntonyms of peril 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 of peril adventure, compromise, gamble (with), hazard, imperil, jeopard, jeopardize, menace, endanger, risk, ventureWords Related to peril intimidate, threaten; expose; subject; chance, wagerNear Antonyms of peril guard, protect, shelter, shield; preserve, resume, save



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