death-defying

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death-defying (comparative more death-defying, superlative most death-defying)

  1. Very perilous; involving a lot of danger.
    • 2012, James McKay, The Films of Victor Mature (Chapter "The Las Vegas Story")
      Mature might not have been in on the singing, but he does get to end the movie in fine style with a spectacular helicopter chase at an abandoned airbase, where we witness a death-defying stunt as the helicopter flies through an open hangar.