Part of speech:
A thing that may cause injury, pain, etc.
The possibility of suffering harm or loss; danger.
Risk or danger:
Full of or involving peril; dangerous or risky.
A financial speculation or business venture.
To expose to danger, harm, or loss; imperil
To put (oneself) into an unfavorable position
(Law) A defendant's risk or danger of conviction when put on trial.
Designed or tending to disprove or discredit:
Of, like, or characteristic of Icarus
A whirlpool off the Sicilian coast, opposite the cave of Scylla.
The act of making visible a body part, especially the genitals or breasts, in public or in a manner that is illegal or inappropriate.
The financial obligations entered in the balance sheet of a business enterprise.
The definition of a pitfall is a danger, downside or a trap that may be concealed or that you may not be aware of.
An indication of impending danger or harm:
Personal belongings or household goods.
Safety; the condition of being protected against harm.
To expose to peril.
To expose to loss or injury; imperil.
To threaten (an evil to be inflicted).
Threaten is defined as to pose a danger to someone or something, or to make someone believe you pose a danger by making statements indicating an intent to harm them.
To reveal the guilt or wrongdoing of:
(Chiefly British) To overwhelm or massacre.
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