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Definition of Perilous


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

Perilous Quotations

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

To act coolly, intelligently and prudently in perilous circumstances is the test of a man - and also a nation.
Adlai E. Stevenson

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

Modern motor vehicles are safer and more reliable than they have ever been - yet more than 1 million people are killed in car accidents around the world each year, and more than 50 million are injured. Why? Largely because one perilous element in the mechanics of driving remains unperfected by progress: the human being.
Tom Chatfield

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
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Perilous Translations

perilous in Swedish is farlig
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