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Dangerous or exciting situations

danger

noun

a situation in which harm, death, damage, or destruction is possible

crisis

noun

an urgent, difficult, or dangerous situation

emergency

noun

an unexpected situation involving danger in which immediate action is necessary

adventure

noun

an exciting, unusual, and sometimes dangerous experience

escapade

noun

something exciting or dangerous that someone is involved in

minefield

noun

a situation or process with many possible problems or dangers

havoc

noun

a situation in which there is a lot of damage or destruction, or in which something cannot continue in its normal way because of problems

precipice

noun

a very dangerous situation

a near thing

a situation in which you just managed to avoid danger

a matter of life and death

a serious or dangerous situation that you must deal with immediately in order to prevent something bad from happening

creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career

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