Jeopardous
Jeopardous Jeop"ard*ous, a. Perilous; hazardous. [1913 Webster]

His goodly, valiant, and jeopardous enterprise. --Fuller. -- {Jeop"ard*ous*ly}, adv. --Huloet. [1913 Webster]


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  • jeopardous — dəs adjective Etymology: Middle English jupartous, jeopartous, from jupartie, jeopartie + ous : marked by risk or danger : perilous, hazardous takes such jeopardous episodes philosophically … as occupational liabilities Natural History …   Useful english dictionary

  • jeopardous — /jep euhr deuhs/, adj. perilous; dangerous; hazardous; risky. [1425 75; late ME j(e)upartous, equiv. to j(e)upart(i) JEOPARDY + ous OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • jeopardous — adjective Marked by jeopardy; dangerous or perilous …   Wiktionary

  • jeopardous — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Involving possible risk, loss, or injury: adventurous, chancy, dangerous, hazardous, parlous, perilous, risky, treacherous, unsafe, venturesome, venturous. Slang: hairy. See SAFETY …   English dictionary for students

  • jeopardous — adj. dangerous, risky, hazardous, perilous …   English contemporary dictionary

  • jeopardous — jeop·ar·dous …   English syllables

  • Jeopardously — Jeopardous Jeop ard*ous, a. Perilous; hazardous. [1913 Webster] His goodly, valiant, and jeopardous enterprise. Fuller. {Jeop ard*ous*ly}, adv. Huloet. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dangerous — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Not safe] Syn. perilous, unsafe, hazardous, risky, precarious, treacherous, unprotected, unshielded, unsheltered, critical, serious, vulnerable, exposed, involving risk, full of risk, threatening, alarming, portentous,… …   English dictionary for students

  • unsafe — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. insecure, precarious, dangerous, risky, perilous; untrustworthy. See danger. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. hazardous, perilous, jeopardous, risky, threatening, treacherous, fearsome, unreliable,… …   English dictionary for students

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