Perilling
Peril \Per"il\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Periled}or {Perilled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Periling} or {Perilling}.] To expose to danger; to hazard; to risk; as, to peril one's life. [1913 Webster]

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  • Peril — Per il, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Periled}or {Perilled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Periling} or {Perilling}.] To expose to danger; to hazard; to risk; as, to peril one s life. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Periled — Peril Per il, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Periled}or {Perilled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Periling} or {Perilling}.] To expose to danger; to hazard; to risk; as, to peril one s life. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Periling — Peril Per il, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Periled}or {Perilled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Periling} or {Perilling}.] To expose to danger; to hazard; to risk; as, to peril one s life. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Perilled — Peril Per il, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Periled}or {Perilled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Periling} or {Perilling}.] To expose to danger; to hazard; to risk; as, to peril one s life. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • peril — perilless, adj. /per euhl/, n., v., periled, periling or (esp. Brit.) perilled, perilling. n. 1. exposure to injury, loss, or destruction; grave risk; jeopardy; danger: They faced the peril of falling rocks. 2. something that causes or may cause… …   Universalium

  • peril — noun a situation of serious and immediate danger. verb (perils, perilling, perilled; US perils, periling, periled) archaic expose to danger. Phrases at one s peril at one s own risk. in (or at …   English new terms dictionary

  • peril — /ˈpɛrəl / (say peruhl) noun 1. exposure to injury, loss, or destruction; risk; jeopardy; danger. –verb (t) (perilled, perilling) 2. to imperil. {Middle English, from French, from Latin perīculum} …   Australian English dictionary

  • peril — [per′əl] n. [OFr < L periculum, danger < base * per (as in experiri, to try) < IE base * per , to try, risk, come over > FEAR, FARE] 1. exposure to harm or injury; danger; jeopardy 2. something that may cause harm or injury vt.… …   English World dictionary

  • peril — n. & v. n. serious and immediate danger. v.tr. (perilled, perilling; US periled, periling) threaten; endanger. Phrases and idioms: at one s peril at one s own risk. in peril of with great risk to (in peril of your life). peril point US Econ. a… …   Useful english dictionary

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