The act of imperiling, or the state of being imperiled.
A situation of serious and immediate danger.
Something that causes, contains, or presents danger.
"The perils of the jungle (animals and insects, weather, etc)"
An event which causes a loss, or the risk of a specific such event.
To cause to be in danger; to imperil; to risk. from 16th c.
Danger; risk; hazard; jeopardy; exposure of person or property to injury, loss, or destruction.
To expose to danger; to hazard; to risk; as, to peril one's life.
To be in danger.
a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune;
"drinking alcohol is a health hazard"
a state of danger involving risk
a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury;
"he saw the rewards but not the risks of crime"
"there was a danger he would do the wrong thing"
pose a threat to; present a danger to;
"The pollution is endangering the crops"
put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position