(n.) Danger; risk; hazard; jeopardy; exposure of person or property to injury, loss, or destruction.
(v. t.) To expose to danger; to hazard; to risk; as, to peril one's life.
(v. i.) To be in danger.
(1) For his lone, perilous journey that defied the US occupation authorities, Burchett was pilloried, not least by his embedded colleagues.
(2) The mutual exclusions of languages are destined to become perilous.
(3) One of the problems I have with the New Atheism is that it fixates on ethics, ignoring aesthetics at its peril.
(4) Crisis management is more perilous and the international environment is, if anything, less controllable.
(5) After the Scottish referendum, Cameron knew the “perilous fragility of the public’s support for the sensible choice”.
(6) Asylum seekers take perilous boat journeys with their children because they judge the risk of violence, persecution and death where they are to be greater than the risk of getting on that boat.
(7) Sunderland and Middlesbrough in Premier League peril Read more Karanka is not alone in observing that “when Gastón plays well, it makes a big difference to us” but acknowledges he has never quite fulfilled the hype which accompanied his £12m move from Bologna to Southampton four years ago.
(8) Phil Mitchell was far more compelling when he was knocking off his bruvver Grant's wife Sharon than his ill-advised adventure advertising the perils of taking crack.
(9) An early return home is unlikely given the perilous condition of the plant three weeks after the tsunami.
(10) By this time I am off the track and perilously close to slipping over a cliff, which sounds dramatic but there is lots of scrub below to break my fall and bones before I would end up in the water.
(11) It feels like most people who are climbing Everest are having a film crew follow them.” Sherpa review – peril in the shadow of Everest Read more Since April’s earthquake, the Nepalese government have limited access to permits to experienced climbers, hoping that will address concerns about safety and overcrowding.
(12) Richard Overholt issued the first warning signals about the perils of tobacco and served as an indefatigable leader of the antismoking crusade throughout his professional career.
(13) We have a society accustomed to the pursuit of prosperity and individual gratification, often resentful of immigrants, and possessing a perilously skin-deep attachment to democracy.
(14) Mills, who experienced the triumphs and perils of an Olympics firsthand when his native Australia hosted the games in 2000, said he was particularly eager to discuss London 2012 with Hunt, whose department is responsible for the games.
(15) But the ultimate aim of the pro-life movement isn't to make sure that all clinics act within the law: it's to change the law so that most of these clinics' activities become illegal, a situation that would place both women and the children they are forced to bear in perilous situations.
(16) With this threat, the issue became larger than any film, larger than Sony and larger than the entertainment industry: societal and artistic values are in peril.
(17) There are fears that Cameron’s position could be in grave peril at a post-election meeting of the 1922 Committee, which has been brought forward to the Monday after polling day on 7 May, if the Tories fail to get a healthy lead over Labour in the Commons.
(18) The Fox News anchor showed excerpts of clips that had been released by CBS earlier on Monday at his request and claimed they backed up his descriptions of the peril he faced when reporting from the country at the end of the Falklands war.
(19) The delights and perils of the British constitution are that you never quite know.
(20) John Muir, a giant of the conservation movement, summed up the importance of bees to the human race when he said: “When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.” We harm them at our peril.
(n.) The expression of an intention to inflict evil or injury on another; the declaration of an evil, loss, or pain to come; menace; threatening; denunciation.
(n.) To threaten.
(1) The Hamilton-Wentworth regional health department was asked by one of its municipalities to determine whether the present water supply and sewage disposal methods used in a community without piped water and regional sewage disposal posed a threat to the health of its residents.
(2) A full-scale war is unlikely but there is clear concern in Seoul about the more realistic threat of a small-scale attack on the South Korean military or a group of islands near the countries' disputed maritime border in the Yellow Sea.
(3) A Swedish news agency said it had received an email warning before the blasts in which a threat was made against Sweden's population, linked to the country's military presence in Afghanistan and the five-year-old case of caricatures of the prophet Muhammad by Swedish artist Lars Vilks.
(4) Child age was negatively correlated with mother's use of commands, reasoning, threats, and bribes, and positively correlated with maternal nondirectives, servings, and child compliance.
(5) Newspapers and websites across the country have been reporting the threat facing nursery schools for weeks, from Lancashire to Birmingham and beyond.
(6) Unfortunately, peanut reaction is not outgrown and remains a life-long threat.
(7) He was often detained and occasionally beaten when he returned to Minsk for demonstrations, but “if he thought it was professional duty to uncover something, he did that no matter what threats were made,” Kalinkina said.
(8) The home secretary was today pressed to explain how cyber warfare could be seen as being on an equal footing to the threat from international terrorism.
(9) In January a similar group of MPs warned of a threat to Cameron in 2014 unless he improves the Tories' standing.
(10) To be sure, when Russia withdrew Cuba's only deterrent against ongoing US attack with a severe threat to proceed to direct invasion and quietly departed from the scene, the Cubans would be infuriated – as they were, understandably.
(11) What are the major threats that face the world's coral reefs and what more needs to be done to protect them?
(12) This investigation examined the role of anabolic steroids on baseline heart rate (HR) and HR responses to the threat of capture in Macaca fascicularis.
(13) "I was in the car with Matthew and he held out his phone and said: 'We need to talk about this' with a very serious face, and my immediate thought was somebody had found where I lived and had made a direct threat.
(14) In addition to the threat of industrial espionage to sustain this position, there is an inherent risk of Chinese equipment being used for intelligence purposes.
(15) In the UK the twin threat of Ukip and the BNP tap into similar veins of discontent as their counterparts across the English channel.
(16) But today, Americans increasingly no longer shy away from saying they oppose mosques on the grounds that Muslims are a threat or different.
(17) Lazarus' phenomenological theory of stress and coping provided the basis for this descriptive study of perceived threats after myocardial infarction (MI).
(18) An Associated Press analysis found no evidence that Texas authorities were investigating threats to pharmacies, though the Oklahoma attorney general said he was examining an alleged bomb threat to a pharmacy in Tulsa .
(19) City landed the former Barcelona chief executive, Ferran Soriano , and many thought the two former Barça men's recruitment looked a threat to the Italian, especially with Pep Guardiola on sabbatical and looming over any potential vacancies at Europe's top clubs.
(20) 8.59pm BST Mary and Paul would have received death threats if Ruby had won, I think.