Part of speech:
Being able or likely to do harm.
(Scot.) Bringing good luck
Taking no risks; prudent; cautious
Not sure or certain; doubtful:
The definition of perilous is a dangerous situation, or something fraught with danger and risk.
The definition of precarious is something dependent on forces or circumstances outside one's control.
Not safe; dangerous.
Requiring or exhibiting courage or daring:
Harmful to morals or character
Capable of being relied on; dependable:
Having or showing no doubt; positive; confident
Exhibiting confidence or authority:
Giving safety; reducing danger or harm
Characterized by unforeseen or hidden hazards; dangerous or deceptive:
Exposed to the wind and sea; unsheltered.
Of, relating to, or characterized by risk:
Very sensitive or easily upset; touchy
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