dangerous undertaking

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Synonyms for dangerous undertaking

a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)

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She dared to return to Cuba to deliver contraband papers, a dangerous undertaking for her family as well as herself.
When their world-famous, treasure-hunting parents suddenly vanish, it's up to the Kidds to uncover the secret of their parents' most recent mission - a dangerous undertaking on a life-or-death deadline!
This dangerous undertaking would not have succeeded if they could not have depended on the kindness of strangers.
Grigoriev said that preparation for transporting spent nuclear fuel from the site is the most dangerous undertaking facing the cleanup project.
Coal mining is a dangerous undertaking. A retired coal miner surnamed Lee recalling his days at Houtong said he was in constant fear because he did not know whether he would come back alive.
"Just before doing this brave deed, he said to the men: 'This is a dangerous undertaking, I will go with you boys.'" "To inspire a whole company of men, nay a whole battalion, with a desire to do what is right and to put before us an example of courage and self-sacrifice is a reward very few have been able to say they have achieved.
Odd eventually locates the imprisoned youngster in the mansion and promises to help him escape but this proves to be a dangerous undertaking. And what Odd discovers and witnesses as he seeks to free the boy prove to be suspenseful and horrendous.
The names were those of the victims of the Hester Pit disaster in 1862 which provoked legislative changes that made mining a less dangerous undertaking.
If one takes to the roads around 5pm these days, it can be a dangerous undertaking.
But exposing sleaze can be a dangerous undertaking in a nation where journalists who criticize powerful people often end up dead.
It is always a dangerous undertaking to speak truth where there is falsehood and justice where injustice is going unchecked.
The rimless version could conceivably be fired in the straight-pull but it would be a dangerous undertaking. The rimless case is .030" smaller in diameter, hence it wouldn't be properly supported in the larger chamber.
The American mission to sow the seeds of democracy in this world is a noble but dangerous undertaking. Those people who oppose freedom, justice and equality will not relinquish their power and privilege without a struggle.
She said: "Ben's expedition leaders did advise him that it was a very dangerous undertaking to go on his own and they are extremely worried.
CUTLINE: A pedestrian yesterday makes her way across Main Street, which can be a dangerous undertaking.
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