Peril

usgb/ˈperəl/Volume
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Physical DangerPlay
Used to describe situations with possible physical harm. SlideClimbers face the peril of falling rocks.
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Emotional IntensityPlay
Conveys a strong emotional response to the risk involved. SlideThe perils of war leave deep scars.
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Often ExaggeratedPlay
Sometimes used to dramatize otherwise standard risks. SlideHe spoke of the perils of eating sweets.