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LampPro Tip 1/2
Physical JourneysPlay
Use 'perilous' when describing journeys with physical obstacles and threats. SlideThe sailors prepared for a perilous voyage through icy waters.
LampPro Tip 2/2
Not for HyperbolePlay
Reserve 'perilous' for genuinely dangerous situations, not just difficult or uncomfortable ones. SlideClimbing the steep, crumbling mountain trail was truly perilous.