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synonyms for perils

  • hazard
  • insecurity
  • jeopardy
  • menace
  • pitfall
  • uncertainty
  • vulnerability
  • endangerment
  • exposure
  • liability
  • openness
  • cause for alarm
  • double trouble
  • risky business

antonyms for perils

MOST RELEVANT
  • certainty
  • protection
  • safety
  • safeness
  • security
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How to use perils in a sentence

Perils lay thick on the right and on the left; and to keep far from one evil was to draw near to another.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
No misfortunes could disturb the serenity of her soul, and no accumulating perils could daunt her courage.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
The two lovers had four beautiful children and lived together in the most perfect happiness, sharing the same perils.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
Light comes in straight lines only, and a movement of the body is necessary to perceive perils lying outside these lines.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
I have helped the Indians in several salvages and I learned then that a little precaution often spares one many perils.
THE SEVEN CARDINAL SINS: ENVY AND INDOLENCEEUGNE SUE
Dim, forgotten perils of adolescence come to my mind, as a cloud obscures the summer sun.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
In the next breath she was wild to know what was passing, and to be as near to the officer and his perils as possible.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
Thurstane believed that he had seen Clara for the last time, even should she escape her own perils.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
Their own interests, their own monetary perils, their own necessities, absorb their whole attention.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
It is not until a task is fairly grappled with that its difficulties and perils become fully manifest.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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