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Another word for danger

  1. Exposure to possible harm, loss, or injury

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Another word for danger


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  • Risk implies the voluntary taking of a dangerous chance
  • Hazard implies a foreseeable but uncontrollable possibility of danger, but stresses the element of chance the hazards of hunting big game
  • Jeopardy emphasizes exposure to extreme danger liberty is in jeopardy under tyrants
  • Peril suggests great and imminent danger in peril of death
  • Danger is the general term for liability to injury or evil, of whatever degree or likelihood of occurrence the danger of falling on icy walks