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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

I could not tread these perilous paths in safety, if I did not keep a saving sense of humor.
Horatio Nelson

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

Solitude gives birth to the original in us, to beauty unfamiliar and perilous - to poetry. But also, it gives birth to the opposite: to the perverse, the illicit, the absurd.
Thomas Mann

A strength to harm is perilous in the hand of an ambitious head.
Elizabeth I
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Perilous Translations

perilous in Swedish is farlig
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