1 great danger
ADJ. deadly, dire, grave, great
VERB + PERIL be at/in | put sth in
PREP. ~ of All aboard were in grave peril of drowning.
PHRASES at your ~ Ignore these warnings at your peril.
2 sth dangerous
ADJ. great the great perils facing the environment | immediate | hidden
VERB + PERIL face We face the immediate peril of being bought out by another company. | avoid
PERIL + VERB face sth