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Definition of Perilous

Perilous

  1. Full of, attended with, or involving, peril; dangerous; hazardous; as, a perilous undertaking.
  2. Daring; reckless; dangerous.

Perilous Quotations

There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success, than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things.
Niccolo Machiavelli

Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.
Confucius

History is a guide to navigation in perilous times. History is who we are and why we are the way we are.
David McCullough

Coward: One who, in a perilous emergency, thinks with his legs.
Ambrose Bierce

Once you begin to explain or excuse all events on racial grounds, you begin to indulge in the perilous mythology of race.
James Earl Jones
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Perilous Translations

perilous in Swedish is farlig
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