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Definition of Peril

Peril

  1. Danger; risk; hazard; jeopardy; exposure of person or property to injury, loss, or destruction.
  2. To expose to danger; to hazard; to risk; as, to peril one's life.
  3. To be in danger.

Peril Quotations

When there is no peril in the fight there is no glory in the triumph. - Pierre Corneille
When there is no peril in the fight there is no glory in the triumph.
Pierre Corneille

America must not ignore the threat gathering against us. Facing clear evidence of peril, we cannot wait for the final proof, the smoking gun that could come in the form of a mushroom cloud.
George W. Bush

If ignorant both of your enemy and yourself, you are certain to be in peril.
Sun Tzu

When even one American - who has done nothing wrong - is forced by fear to shut his mind and close his mouth - then all Americans are in peril.
Harry S. Truman

You say that you are my judge; I do not know if you are; but take good heed not to judge me ill, because you would put yourself in great peril.
Joan of Arc
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Peril Translations

peril in Danish is fare
peril in Dutch is onraad, nood, gevaar, perikel
peril in Finnish is vaara
peril in French is danger
peril in German is Risiko, riskieren, Gefahr
peril in Hungarian is veszedelem
peril in Italian is pericolo
peril in Norwegian is fare
peril in Portuguese is perigo
peril in Spanish is peligro