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  • as indangerously
  • as indesperately
  • as inseriously

synonyms for perilously

  • alarmingly
  • critically
  • desperately
  • precariously
  • recklessly
  • seriously
  • severely
  • hazardously
  • carelessly
  • daringly
  • gravely
  • harmfully
  • riskily
  • unsafely
  • unsecurely

antonyms for perilously

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  • lightly
  • carefully
  • on guard
  • safely
  • securely
  • mildly
  • calmly
  • easily
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How to use perilously in a sentence

That’s perilous, because into every life fall challenges that require actual wisdom and hard-won insight.
PAULO COELHO’S ‘THE ARCHER’ AIMS FOR PROFUNDITY BUT MISSESRON CHARLESNOVEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Now, over 10,000 years later, fossilized footprints reveal that possibly perilous journey.
THE LONGEST TRAIL OF FOSSILIZED HUMAN FOOTPRINTS HINTS AT A RISKY ICE AGE TREKAAYUSHI PRATAPOCTOBER 26, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Almost overnight, Singapore’s perilous food supply became one of the most visible consequences of an otherwise invisible crisis.
INSIDE SINGAPORE’S HUGE BET ON VERTICAL FARMINGKATIE MCLEANOCTOBER 13, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Later analysis showed the president’s condition was far more serious than the public — or even Lincoln — knew, and it hit at a time far more perilous for America than now.
FROM WUHAN VIRUS TO WASHINGTON VIRUSDANIEL MALLOYOCTOBER 4, 2020OZY
It sits in a shipping channel known as the Seymour Narrows, which has infamously perilous tidal currents.
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The perilous state of New England’s division streak is just one of the many storylines that should make this the weirdest — and most fascinating — Patriots season we’ve witnessed in a long time.
NEWTON CAN REPLACE BRADY, BUT CAN THE PATS REPLACE HALF OF THEIR DEFENSE?NEIL PAINE (NEIL.PAINE@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)SEPTEMBER 3, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The post South China Morning Post CEO Gary Liu on navigating a perilous time for Hong Kong appeared first on Digiday.
SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST CEO GARY LIU ON NAVIGATING A PERILOUS TIME FOR HONG KONGPIERRE BIENAIMÉJULY 14, 2020DIGIDAY
He came perilously near to saying impetuously a hundred things he had determined that he must not say.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
"The man knew his place, but you came perilously near making a fool of yourself this morning, my dear," she said.
WINSTON OF THE PRAIRIEHAROLD BINDLOSS
During these three months there were moments when he felt himself perilously close to the borders of his sanity.
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WORDS RELATED TO PERILOUSLY

  • alarmingly
  • carelessly
  • critically
  • daringly
  • desperately
  • gravely
  • harmfully
  • hazardously
  • perilously
  • precariously
  • recklessly
  • riskily
  • seriously
  • severely
  • unsafely
  • unsecurely
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.