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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a dangerous manner.

Usage examples (34)
  • Adjective : a perilous voyage across the Atlantic in a small boat
  • Her pronunciation on "perilously" and "gallantly" though ... is Jennifer an ESL student?
  • In Turkey, she’s blindfolded, sworded, scaled, and standing on top of a snake, with her sword perilously close to the serpent’s head.
  • And the barge was drifting perilously near the boathouse. for more
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