Example sentences for: perilous

How can you use “perilous” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Eleanor (like all do-gooders motivated by the perilous business of noblesse oblige) might have had her authoritarian leanings, but the point is that FDR wasn't a dictator, and neither was Eleanor, who--whatever she may have mused aloud at the start of the New Deal--never got half the loaf she wanted.

  • The three standard lines of analysis were: 1) The first lady would try to tug her husband back to the perilous left; 2) The president and his aides don't want her to take a public role, because she'll become a lightning rod; and 3) Republicans are secretly rooting for her to take a public role, for both the above reasons.

  • Another piece retraces CNN's perilous journey in 1997 to track down Saudi multimillionaire Osama Bin Laden, a suspect in the Africa bombings.

  • to the most perilous feats of the sporting field, are no more than a system of gymnastics designed to ...

  • In the meantime, the world will probably be content to support the world of adventure through an occasional perilous walk to Borders.

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