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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The chance of being killed or hurt; great danger.

Usage examples (36)
  • American dream, in peril, is successfully pursued through state programs
  • But, defendant asserts, that duty exists only if the peril is a condition of the property.
  • The entire line up of Cartoon Network is in peril!
  • Jan Brewer (R) is in peril of not being re-elected. for more
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