Imperilment vs. Peril

By Jaxson

  • Imperilment (noun)

    The act of imperiling, or the state of being imperiled.

  • Peril (noun)

    A situation of serious and immediate danger.

  • Peril (noun)

    Something that causes, contains, or presents danger.

    “The perils of the jungle (animals and insects, weather, etc)”

  • Peril (noun)

    An event which causes a loss, or the risk of a specific such event.

  • Peril (verb)

    To cause to be in danger; to imperil; to risk. from 16th c.


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