Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: peril
IPA transcription: [p'ɛɹəl]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: hazard, jeopardy, peril, risk, endangerment
    Meaning: a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune; "drinking alcohol is a health hazard"
Usage examples
  • The way is full of peril.
  • His errand was one of no ordinary peril.
  • "You can't mean that her fortune is in peril?"
  • One instance of the peril they ran may be given.
  • He would know her peril and he would come to her.
  • Sir Galahad answered: Sir knight, come on your peril.
  • It will be at the peril of our lives if we approach them.
  • No, he kept this to himself, and praised the turnips to the peril of his soul.
  • But, as to her character, that of persons in her position is in constant peril.
  • Armand's peril, Chauvelin's threat, his cruel "Either--or--" which she had accepted.