Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HAZARDOUS

Of all the hazardous ventures in which the detective had been engaged, this was certainly not the least hazardous.

This is a strange and hazardous situation in which we are placed.

Wherever he had elected to crouch and tremble, it was too hazardous to go near him.

The condition of his heart was hazardous and she had been told that any excitement might be fatal.

The descent was as anxious and hazardous as the ascent had been laborious.

I think, at present, the risk would be too hazardous, and so I wish you a good night.

Foreign trade was lucrative in just the proportion that it was hazardous.

The publication of American books at this time was a hazardous enterprise.

The enterprise was so hazardous, that no one would venture on so great a risk.

Life in the East is fierce, short, hazardous, and in extremes.

WORD ORIGIN

1580s, "venturesome;" 1610s, "perilous," from hazard (n.) + -ous or from Middle French hasardeux (16c.).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR HAZARDOUS

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.