V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary
Definition: extremely dangerous, full of peril
Synonyms: dangerous, chancy, hazardous, hairy, risky, unsound, unsafe, difficult
Antonyms: safe, easy, sound
Tips: Think of the related noun peril, which means "state of danger." Something perilous is dangerous. "Fraught with peril" is a common phrase, especially used in literature, which means "full of danger."
The roads were perilous after the snowstorm. (hazardous, dangerous)
He almost died during his perilous journey through the desert. (dangerous)
The patients at the hospital were in peril of not getting proper treatment when the nurses went on strike. (danger) noun
Her crazy adventures, although often perilous, always left her exhilarated. (dangerous, risky)
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