This is perilously close to what buying elections looks like.
The entire show is a sight to behold, and curious onlookers are flocking to see these perilously high objects.
Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn made headlines a few days by saying that Obama is “perilously close” to meeting criteria for impeachment.
Sadly and perilously for all the world, Americans are losing hope.
Bennett has a point, but, in a perilously obtuse way, he's also missing the point.
She was perilously near to tears and her chin would quiver in spite of all that she could do.
Traverse was shocked to find how perilously his orders had been exceeded.
For every accent of her voice, every flashing look, moved him perilously.
He began to see how perilously far he had gone in this business.
For one instant he was perilously near to springing on her where she sat, and strangling the life out of her.
c.1300, from Old French perillos "perilous, dangerous" (Modern French périlleux) "dangerous, hazardous," from Latin periculosus "dangerous, hazardous," from periculum "a danger, attempt, risk" (see peril). Related: Perilously; perilousness.