II. Prospective Volition
2. Subservience to ends; contingent subservience
[Source of danger.] Pitfall.
[Nouns] rocks, reefs, coral reef, sunken rocks, snags; sands, quicksands; syrt, syrtis; Goodwin sands, sandy foundation; slippery ground; breakers, shoals, shallows, bank, shelf, flat, lee shore, ironbound coast; rock ahead, breakers ahead.
sword of Damocles; wolf at the door, snake in the grass, death in the pot; latency [more].
ugly customer, dangerous person, le chat qui dort; firebrand, hornet's nest.