verb as in run the gauntlet
To appeal to one sense through the medium proper to another is to court disaster.
And if the bank does not court disaster and the closing of its doors, it hastens to obey orders and to "get in line."
Personally, I don't believe in talking down to any child; but to employ this method with Phillida is to court disaster.
To attempt to set it on a fully equal footing with national languages as a literary medium is to court disaster.
But to stumble was to court disaster because my ankles came into violent contact with the plank bed.
On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to court disaster, such as: be a target, be a whipping boy, come to grips with, face criticism, face one's punishment, and go in harm's way.
From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.