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Adjective: dangerous  deyn-ju-rus
  1. Involving or causing danger or risk; liable to hurt or harm
    "a dangerous criminal"; "unemployment reached dangerous proportions";
    - unsafe
  2. Causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm
    "a dangerous operation";
    - grave, grievous, serious, severe, life-threatening

See also: breakneck, chanceful [archaic], chancy, critical, desperate, dicey, dodgy [Brit, informal], hazardous, insecure, insidious, mordacious, on the hook, parlous, perilous, precarious, risky, self-destructive, suicidal, touch-and-go, treacherous, unreliable, unsafe, vulnerable, wild

Encyclopedia: Dangerous, Dirty and Difficult job