dangerous

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high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary) aegir , bore , eager , eagre , tidal bore
dangerous crocodile widely distributed in Africa African crocodile , Crocodylus niloticus , Nile crocodile
someone engaged in a dangerous but potentially rewarding adventure argonaut
someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult) backup , backup man , fill-in , relief , reliever , stand-in , substitute
loose one-piece garment worn to protect the wearer against dangerous biological or chemical agents biohazard suit
delicacy that is highly dangerous because of a potent nerve poison in ovaries and liver blowfish , puffer , pufferfish , sea squab
slender cosmopolitan, pelagic shark; blue body shades to white belly; dangerous especially during maritime disasters blue shark , great blue shark , Prionace glauca
hunter of dangerous people or animals bounty hunter
dangerous in speed breakneck
policy of pushing a dangerous situation to the brink of disaster (to the limits of safety) brinkmanship
contact with something dangerous or undesirable brush
most common shark in temperate and tropical coastal waters worldwide; heavy-bodied and dangerous bull shark , Carcharhinus leucas , cub shark
shallow-water shark with sharp jagged teeth found on both sides of Atlantic; sometimes dangerous to swimmers Carcharias taurus , Odontaspis taurus , sand shark , sand tiger
large deep-water shark with white-tipped dorsal fin; worldwide distribution; most dangerous shark Carcharinus longimanus , oceanic whitetip shark , white-tipped shark , whitetip shark
movable barrier used in motor racing; sometimes place before a dangerous corner to reduce speed as cars pass in single file chicane
foolhardy competition; a dangerous activity that is continued until one competitor becomes afraid and stops chicken
area in a city with large modern buildings that is perceived as dangerous and unpleasant concrete jungle
someone deranged and possibly dangerous crazy , looney , loony , weirdo
largest and most dangerous North American snake; of southwestern United States and Mexico Crotalus atrox , Western diamondback , Western diamondback rattlesnake
extremely dangerous; most common in areas of scattered scrubby growth; from Mojave Desert to western Texas and into Mexico Crotalus scutulatus , Mojave rattlesnake
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