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per•il



Pronunciation: (per'ul), [key]
n., v., -iled, -il•ing or (esp. Brit.) -illed, -il•ling.


n.
1. exposure to injury, loss, or destruction; grave risk; jeopardy; danger: They faced the peril of falling rocks.
2. something that causes or may cause injury, loss, or destruction.

v.t.
to expose to danger; imperil; risk.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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