Definition of Peril


  • a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
    "he saw the rewards but not the risks of crime"
    "there was a danger he would do the wrong thing"
  • a state of danger involving risk
  • a source of danger
    a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
    "drinking alcohol is a health hazard"


  • put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position
  • pose a threat to
    present a danger to
    "The pollution is endangering the crops"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble peril

35 unscramble word found using the letters peril.

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