periclitation

Periclitation

Pe*ric`li*ta"tion\, n. [L. periclitatio: cf. F. p['e]riclitation.]

1. Trial; experiment. [Obs.]

2. The state of being in peril. [Obs.]
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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