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per·il

peril

 
 
pronunciation:
pe rihl
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the condition of being in danger or at risk.
If you drink and drive you put lives in peril.
synonyms:
danger, jeopardy, risk
definition 2: something that creates a danger or risk.
Falling rocks are a peril to be aware of when climbing this mountain.
synonyms:
danger, hazard, menace
similar words:
threat
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