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Meaning of HAZARDOUS

Pronunciation:  'hazurdus

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  involving risk or danger; "skydiving is a hazardous sport"; "extremely risky going out in the tide and fog"; "a venturesome journey in wintertime"; "a venturous enterprise"

HAZARDOUS is a 9 letter word that starts with H.


 Synonyms: dangerous, risky, unsafe, venturesome, venturous



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Haz"ard*ous\, a. [Cf. F. hasardeux.]
Exposed to hazard; dangerous; risky.

      To enterprise so hazardous and high!     --Milton.

Syn: Perilous; dangerous; bold; daring; adventurous;
     venturesome; precarious; uncertain. -- {Haz"ard*ous*ly},
     adv. -- {Haz"ard*ous*ness}, n.

Thesaurus Terms
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