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perilously

[ per-uh-luhs-lee ]
/ ˈpɛr ə ləs li /
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adverb
in a way or to a degree that is full of grave risk or peril; dangerously: That lighthouse has always been perilously close to the ever-eroding cliffs.
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Origin of perilously

OTHER WORDS FROM perilously

non·per·il·ous·ly, adverbun·per·il·ous·ly, adverb
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