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  • 1 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… …

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  • 2 peril — n 1. risk, jeopardy, danger, hazard; menace, threat, minacity, gathering storm, handwriting on the wall, foreboding; endangerment, imperilment, liability, vulnerability, susceptibility, subjection, exposure, openness; precariousness, insecurity,… …

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  • 3 risk — n 1 a: possibility of loss or injury b: liability for loss or injury if it occurs the risk of loss passes to the buyer when the goods are duly delivered to the carrier Uniform Commercial Code the risk of personal injury and property damage should …

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  • 4 Risk — Risk, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Risked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Risking}.] [CF. F. risquer. See {Risk}, n.] 1. To expose to risk, hazard, or peril; to venture; as, to risk goods on board of a ship; to risk one s person in battle; to risk one s fame by a… …

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  • 5 expose — ex·pose vt ex·posed, ex·pos·ing 1: to subject to risk from a harmful action or condition: as a: to make (one) open to liability or financial loss b: to leave (a child) uncared for and lacking shelter from the elements 2: to cause to be visible or …

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  • 6 risk — [n] chance taken accident, contingency, danger, exposedness, exposure, flyer*, fortuity, fortune, gamble, hazard, header, jeopardy, liability, liableness, luck, openness, opportunity, peril, plunge, possibility, prospect, shot in the dark*,… …

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  • 7 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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  • 8 expose — [v1] reveal advertise, air, bare, betray, brandish, bring to light*, broadcast, crack, debunk, denude, dig up*, disclose, display, disport, divulge, exhibit, feature, flash, flaunt, give away, lay bare*, lay open*, leak, let cat out of bag*, let… …

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  • 9 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.… …

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  • 10 risk — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. chance, venture, hazard, gamble, jeopardize; invest. See danger, rashness. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Danger] Syn. hazard, peril, jeopardy; see danger . 2. [The basis of a chance] Syn. chance, gamble,… …

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  • 11 risk — risker, n. riskless, adj. /risk/, n. 1. exposure to the chance of injury or loss; a hazard or dangerous chance: It s not worth the risk. 2. Insurance. a. the hazard or chance of loss. b. the degree of probability of such loss. c. the amount that… …

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  • 12 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 …

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  • 13 peril — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Latin periculum more at fear Date: 13th century 1. exposure to the risk of being injured, destroyed, or lost ; danger < fire put the city in peril > 2. something that imperils ; risk …

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  • 14 risk — I. noun Etymology: French risque, from Italian risco Date: circa 1661 1. possibility of loss or injury ; peril 2. someone or something that creates or suggests a hazard 3. a. the chance of loss or the perils to the subject matter of an insurance… …

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  • 15 risk — I. n. Danger, hazard, jeopardy, peril, exposure to harm. II. v. a. 1. Hazard, peril, endanger, jeopard, jeopardize, put in peril, put to hazard, expose to danger. 2. Venture, dare to undertake …

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  • 16 risk — Synonyms and related words: accident, accidentality, actuarial calculation, admit of, adventitiousness, adventure, be liable, be subjected to, beard, bet, bid fair to, brave, break, breakers ahead, buy in, buy into, calculated risk, cardhouse,… …

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  • 17 risk — n 1. hazard, peril, danger, jeopardy; endan germent, imperilment, liability, vulnerability, susceptibility, exposure; precariousness, insecurity, unpredictability, uncertainty; chance, big chance, long shot; speculation, plunge, gamble, leap in… …

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  • 18 expose — Synonyms and related words: advertise, air, apocalypse, attaint, awaken, bare, baring, belie, bespatter, betray, blacken, blot, blow sky high, blow up, blow upon, brand, brandish, break the seal, break the spell, bring to light, broadcast, burst… …

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  • 19 peril — I. n. Danger, hazard, jeopardy, risk. II. v. a. Risk, endanger, imperil, jeopard, hazard, put in danger, expose to danger …

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  • 20 peril — Synonyms and related words: breakers ahead, cardhouse, cause for alarm, compromise, crisis, danger, dangerous ground, desultoriness, emergency, encounter danger, endanger, endangerment, expose, exposure, gamble, gamble with, gaping chasm,… …

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