Perilous in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Perilous

Dangerous, full of peril.

Short Example Sentences for Perilous

  • 1. Several other contestants had perilous adventures. 🔊
  • 2. He held his perilous way. 🔊
  • 3. Thus ended this perilous enterprise. 🔊
  • 4. Every great power is perilous to beginners. 🔊
  • 5. Once there he was safe, his perilous mission accomplished. 🔊
  • 6. And where shall I begin the perilous enterprise? 🔊
  • 7. In worst extremes and on the perilous edge Of battle. 🔊
  • 8. Or, Perilous Adventures in the Wilderness. 🔊
  • 9. It was a perilous movement to make in front of such overwhelming force. 🔊
  • 10. At length the appointed night arrived for this perilous undertaking. 🔊
  • 11. This perilous fancy made his pulses throb and his eyes gleam. 🔊
  • 12. He gathered them in his hand, and prepared to redescend the perilous stairs. 🔊
  • 13. In this perilous situation, there is still one chance of escape. 🔊
  • 14. They made land westward in Normandy after undergoing a perilous storm. 🔊

How to use Perilous in Sentences?

  • 1. His faithful servant had been his only companion on his perilous journey from the north. 🔊
  • 2. To him nothing was too perilous or too mean where there was strife or the chance of gold. 🔊
  • 3. All the fervour with which he had started on his perilous quest had faded away. 🔊
  • 4. The hidden country was lost now, and with it the perilous thrill of enchantment. 🔊
  • 5. On the very first night that he took up his duties this perilous watch fell to his lot. 🔊
  • 6. She did the one thing that could successfully cope with this perilous condition of the ducal mind. 🔊
  • 7. This perilous privilege, so dear to their age and species, had never been granted them before. 🔊
  • 8. It was a dreary place; its roofs sagged, its chimneys leaned at perilous slants. 🔊
  • 9. The life of Putnam is full of perilous encounters incident to border service against the Indians. 🔊
  • 10. Before morning they were rescued from their perilous situation, and found themselves, on recovering from their exhaustion, in the comfortable cabin of a fast-sailing brig. 🔊
  • 11. Their course lay northward now, and wind and wave were sweeping them toward the perilous northern seas. 🔊
  • 12. The firing of our magazine rifles, followed by the news of our perilous situation, had roused him from his lethargy. 🔊
  • 13. It was rough and hilly and thickly sprinkled with towns, making the task of a forced landing a very perilous one. 🔊
  • 14. The tramp, riding a strange pony over desperately perilous and unfamiliar ground, had used judgment. 🔊
  • 15. Once or twice there was a second struggle at the dining-room door, the simple search for biscuits exaggerating itself into a perilous adventure. 🔊
  • 16. The bias of errors of principle carries away men into perilous courses, as soon as their will does not control their passion or talent. 🔊
  • 17. There were other reasons, known only to himself, which made it extremely perilous for him to enter the Confederate lines. 🔊
  • 18. She only knew that so long as Robert remained away, he would be kept safe out of the perilous vortex. 🔊
  • 19. It is a high, rugged, bare-looking island, encompassed by perilous reefs, but supporting a pretty numerous population. 🔊
  • 20. Afterward Truxton King was obliged to tell him that he had unwaveringly volunteered to accompany him on the perilous trip to the hills. 🔊
  • 21. And on the twelfth day a deadly and perilous contention arose between the two people of Ulydia and Ardmachia about the sacred body. 🔊