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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
alarming, bad, chancy, critical, dangerous, dangersome, delicate, desultory, explosive, fraught with danger, hairy, hazardous, infirm, insecure, insubstantial, jeopardous, menacing, parlous, periculous, precarious, provisional, risky, serious, shaky, shifting, shifty, slippery, susceptible, temporary, tentative, threatening, ticklish, tottery, touchy, treacherous, ugly, uncertain, undependable, unfaithworthy, unhealthy, unreliable, unsafe, unsolid, unsound, unstable, unsteadfast, unsteady, unsubstantial, unsure, untrustworthy, vulnerable, wicked
Dictionary Results for perilous:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
perilous
    adj 1: fraught with danger; "dangerous waters"; "a parlous
           journey on stormy seas"; "a perilous voyage across the
           Atlantic in a small boat"; "the precarious life of an
           undersea diver"; "dangerous surgery followed by a touch-
           and-go recovery" [syn: parlous, perilous,
           precarious, touch-and-go]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Perilous \Per"il*ous\, a. [OF. perillous, perilleus, F.
   p['e]rilleux, L. periculosus. See Peril.] [Written also
   perillous.]
   1. Full of, attended with, or involving, peril; dangerous;
      hazardous; as, a perilous undertaking.
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            Infamous hills, and sandy, perilous wilds. --Milton.
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   2. Daring; reckless; dangerous. [Obs.] --Latimer.
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            For I am perilous with knife in hand. --Chaucer.
      [1913 Webster] -- Per"il*ous*ly, adv. --
      Per"il*ous*ness, n.
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