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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

The longest absence is less perilous to love than the terrible trials of incessant proximity.
Edna St. Vincent Millay

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

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

perilous in Swedish is farlig

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