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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dangerous  \Dan"ger*ous\,  a.  [OE.,  haughty,  difficult,  dangerous, 
  fr  OF  dangereus,  F.  dangereux  See  {Danger}.] 
  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.]  --Forby.  Bartlett. 
 
  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.'' 
  --Chaucer.  --  {Dan"ger*ous*ly},  adv  -- 
  {Dan"ger*ous*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dangerously 
  adv  :  in  a  dangerous  manner;  "he  came  dangerously  close  to  falling 
  off  the  ledge"  [syn:  {perilously},  {hazardously}] 




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