Origin of peril
synonym study for peril
OTHER WORDS FROM perilper·il·less, adjectivemul·ti·per·il, adjective, noun
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How to use peril in a sentence
Day cares have long operated on slim margins, and the pandemic has thrown them into financial peril.D.C.’s day-care employees criticize the city’s vaccine plan for prioritizing school staff over them|Perry Stein|January 22, 2021|Washington Post
Naked ambitionAll this week I’ll be writing about “Purity” and Audrey Munson, a forgotten figure in the history of American film and a tragic example of the perils of celebrity.Remembering the most scandalous film ever (not) shown in Washington|John Kelly|January 10, 2021|Washington Post
Every several recipes, Martin breaks to detail life on the water — and highlight the peril Louisiana’s coastline faces.As customers and coastlines disappear, a New Orleans chef fights for her community|Dayana Sarkisova|December 17, 2020|Washington Post
Followers of late artists have in turn helped bring to light the perils of the music industry, in hopes of promoting change.After the untimely deaths of young rappers, fans are determined to continue their legacy|Ilana Kaplan|December 4, 2020|Washington Post
At least 46 million jobs supported by air transport are in peril.Delta and Alitalia are bringing back quarantine-free flights between the U.S. and Europe|David Meyer|November 26, 2020|Fortune
We separate the search for justice from the search for truth at our peril.
Facts have weight and mass, and we ignore them or abuse them at our own peril.
I was lost, fresh back from Vietnam, searching, maybe, for a peril the equivalent of war but aimed in the direction of life.
Now poaching is on the rise and wildlife conservation in peril.Ebola Could Deal a Death Blow to Africa’s Wildlife|Brandon Presser|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Rick must shepherd his newborn daughter, Judith, through this world of peril.The Walking Dead’s Luke Skywalker: Rick Grimes Is the Perfect Modern-Day Mythical Hero|Regina Lizik|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I must aspire to the agitating transports of self-devotion, in scenes of sacrifice and peril!The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
They tobogganed down hills without a brake at the imminent peril of their lives.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
That caused me certain fevers, for as he died in the country outside this city in a garden his property was in great peril.
Lyn was no chicken-hearted weakling, to sit down and weep unavailingly in time of peril.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Madame Roland distinctly saw and deeply felt the peril to which she and her friends were exposed.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott