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causing or marked by danger or pain, for example

Synonyms for dangerous

involving or causing danger or risk

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causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm

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An objector in a small State is equally loud against the dangerous inequality in the House of Representatives.
When an army is overthrown and its leader slain, the cause will surely be found among these five dangerous faults.
All of these allies are dangerous people, and they may demand more than you have promised them.
As I have already told you, sir, he was a very dangerous man; and, fortunately, by his own act disembarrassed the government of the fears it had on his account.
I am sent off," said he, "without seamen to man my boat, in boisterous weather, and on the most dangerous part of the northwest coast.
As far as an army may be considered as a dangerous weapon of power, it had better be in those hands of which the people are most likely to be jealous than in those of which they are least likely to be jealous.
No accident of a disastrous kind occurred, excepting the loss of a horse, which, in passing along the giddy edge of a precipice, called the Cornice, a dangerous pass between Jackson's and Pierre's Hole, fell over the brink, and was dashed to pieces.
The doctor, much disquieted, resolved to ascend so as to escape this dangerous proximity.
It was a long shot, a dangerous shot, for unless one is accustomed to it, shooting from a considerable altitude is most deceptive work.
He had to seal his mouth on the subject, however, for to express an unorthodox opinion was a dangerous matter in those days in the Land of the Saints.
What's any more dangerous than that job up yon- der -- but nothing's come of it.
A dangerous crossing, a dangerous wayfaring, a dangerous looking-back, a dangerous trembling and halting.
said the nearly breathless Ellen, pushing aside the dangerous weapons which were again pointed in the direction of the shrinking person of the herald.
He is suffering from internal inflammation, produced by cold; and symptoms have shown themselves which are dangerous at his age.
As the tongue was removed for the high priest's table, "Ah," said the Idol to himself, "that is the Sword of the Spirit - the only Sword that is less dangerous when unsheathed.