perilousness


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Synonyms for perilousness

the state of being dangerous

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officials took pains not to criticise the Japanese government, which has shown signs of being overwhelmed by the crisis, but Washington's actions indicated a divide with its close ally about the perilousness of the situation.
150) As direct participants in hostilities, voluntary human shields bore the battle's perilousness and compromised their immunity; hence they should not be considered in the assessment of proportionality.
Like a literary Shackleton advertizing the perilousness of the mission, he undertakes this adventure with little professed hope of success, at least so far as the term is commonly used.
No: the reason was this: that from the fatal experiences of the fishery there hung a terrible prestige of perilousness about such a whale as there did about Rinaldo Rinaldini, insomuch that most fishermen were content to recognize him by merely touching their tarpaulins when he would be discovered lounging by them on the sea, without seeking to cultivate a more intimate acquaintance.
Does the average Briton feel remotely as much as the generation of, say, Selwyn Lloyd and Suez, the perilousness of 1940, and the unalloyed grandeur of Sir Winston?
Grief compels us to be silent, even more so does the perilousness of the times, during which there ate treacherous Christians, followers of the Antichrist, preachers of the divine word, of rather writers of their own loathsome practices, assailing the Church with hate, causing harm and injury.
One minute you're waiting for your A-Level results and longing for freedom in the form of a grotty student house and piles of washing up that would rival Mount Kilimanjaro both in size and perilousness, the next you are 11 years older than the freshers chatting excitedly on the bus about snakebite and black.
I know there were warnings by the score on the perilousness of New Orleans' location and infrastructure.
6) Fuguet was well aware of the competing projects of writing history and writing literature, along with the perilousness of attempting to conflate the two.