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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dan·ger·ous a.
 1. Attended or beset with danger; full of risk; perilous; hazardous; unsafe.
 Our troops set forth to-morrow; stay with us;
 The ways are dangerous.   --Shak.
    It is dangerous to assert a negative.   --Macaulay.
 2. Causing danger; ready to do harm or injury.
 If they incline to think you dangerous
 To less than gods.   --Milton.
 3. In a condition of danger, as from illness; threatened with death. [Colloq.]
 4. Hard to suit; difficult to please. [Obs.]
 My wages ben full strait, and eke full small;
 My lord to me is hard and dangerous.   --Chaucer.
 5. Reserved; not affable. [Obs.] “Of his speech dangerous.”
 -- Dan*ger*ous*ly, adv. -- Dan*ger*ous*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adv : in a dangerous manner; "he came dangerously close to falling
            off the ledge" [syn: perilously, hazardously]