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Risks, threats and dangers

risk

noun

the possibility that something unpleasant or dangerous might happen

hazard

noun

something that could be dangerous or could cause damage or accidents

menace

noun

someone or something that is dangerous and likely to cause harm

calculated risk

noun

a risk that you take after carefully considering the possible results

threat

noun

someone who might defeat you or might cause problems for you

danger

noun

a person or thing that might harm someone or damage something

peril

noun

danger

gambling

noun

a situation in which you take a risk on something that can give you important benefits

the perils of (doing) something

danger or problems connected with a particular activity

threat

noun

a situation or an activity that could cause harm or danger

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