Meaning of peril
Pronunciation: (per'ul), [key]
— n., v., -iled, -il•ing -illed, -il•ling.
- exposure to injury, loss, or destruction; grave risk; jeopardy; danger: They faced the peril of falling rocks.
- something that causes or may cause injury, loss, or destruction.
- to expose to danger; imperil; risk.
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