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We see this freedom isn’t free at all—it comes, sometimes, at perilous cost.

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Because many of these tech companies do not have unions, most of the workers who lead or participated in the protests were not labor activists, but workers responding to the perilous situation in which they found themselves.

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Here are some made-up game modes that make ghost hunting both more perilous and more ridiculous.

Both men have a good sense for understanding their players and maintaining optimism through perilous times.

The Justice Department is suing Google — but it’s the government’s power to police Big Tech that’s on trialThe Google lawsuit comes at a perilous time for Paxton, in particular.

Satirists occupy a perilous position—to skewer dogma and cant, and to antagonize the establishment while needing its protection.

It is a tricky and perilous path, but there are no realistic alternatives.

But if Mare Nostrum ends, it could be a tragic day for migrants making the perilous crossing.

Unfortunately, this can result in sending a well-intentioned but perilous message.

And now Persecuted holds up a mirror to the perilous situation facing increasingly disenfranchised Christians in modern America.

The road had been built for bringing down lumber, and for six miles it was at perilous angles.

This rather is, I should deem, the more perilous, and a plainer and better object for philosophical attack.

On their perilous journey an attack of measles increased their discomforts.

Moreover, when we come to pay off, the crew will receive a bonus, in consideration of the long and perilous voyage.

He had access to the ocean only in a latitude in which navigation is, during a great part of every year, perilous and difficult.

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On this page you'll find 75 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to perilous, such as: delicate, dicey, hazardous, precarious, risky, and rugged.

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