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synonyms for dangerous

  • alarming
  • bad
  • critical
  • deadly
  • fatal
  • nasty
  • perilous
  • precarious
  • risky
  • serious
  • terrible
  • threatening
  • treacherous
  • ugly
  • unhealthy
  • unsafe
  • unstable
  • breakneck
  • chancy
  • dangersome
  • delicate
  • dynamite
  • exposed
  • formidable
  • hairy
  • heavy
  • hot
  • impending
  • impregnable
  • insecure
  • jeopardous
  • loaded
  • malignant
  • menacing
  • mortal
  • on collision course
  • parlous
  • portentous
  • pressing
  • queasy
  • serpentine
  • shaky
  • speculative
  • thorny
  • ticklish
  • touch-and-go
  • touchy
  • urgent
  • viperous
  • vulnerable
  • wicked
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antonyms for dangerous

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  • OK
  • agreeable
  • certain
  • good
  • great
  • happy
  • harmless
  • healthful
  • healthy
  • honest
  • kind
  • nice
  • pleasant
  • pleasing
  • safe
  • secure
  • stable
  • strong
  • sure
  • trivial
  • true
  • unimportant
  • wholesome
  • wonderful
  • careful
  • guarded
  • untroubled
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How to use dangerous in a sentence

An attempt to disrupt the federal government or something like that, because you were actively involved in some Instagram and Twitter conversations tha are considered dangerous.
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Rather than the vaccine strain reverting to the dangerous form, Dhere says bigger risk is that the wild coronavirus will mutate in ways that render certain vaccines less effective.
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Most teams — kickers aside — looked to be in shape despite the absence of a preseason, although some appear more dangerous than others.
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The splits in the GNA come at a dangerous moment as the warring parties have built up their forces around the Haftar-held strategic city of Sirte in the center of Libya’s coastline.
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They had only told me about one property that was particularly dangerous, but any story that involves a shotgun resonates well beyond its intended borders.
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It’s actually an extremely dangerous molecule for oxygen-breathing life.
GAS SPOTTED IN VENUS’S CLOUDS COULD BE A SIGN OF ALIEN LIFENEEL PATELSEPTEMBER 14, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Sometimes people misuse the word chemical to mean a dangerous substance, often one created by humans.
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Copeland thinks it would be “dangerous” to read too much into the revenue growth from Palantir’s Army contracts.
PALANTIR CEO TO INVESTORS: PICK A ‘DIFFERENT COMPANY’ IF YOU DON’T LIKE USVERNE KOPYTOFFSEPTEMBER 10, 2020FORTUNE
The people here retained the same paganism and barbarity, only they were not so dangerous, being conquered by the Muscovites.
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The major-general kept him well informed of every movement of the enemy, and pointed out the dangerous isolation of Davout.
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WORDS RELATED TO DANGEROUS

  • afflictive
  • critical
  • crucial
  • dangerous
  • decisive
  • desperate
  • dire
  • essential
  • grave
  • serious
  • severe
  • sudden
  • urgent
  • vital
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