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From peril +‎ -some.


perilsome (comparative more perilsome, superlative most perilsome)

  1. Characterised or marked by peril; perilous
    • 1998, Paul Salzman, An Anthology of Elizabethan Prose Fiction:
      In which regard it was considered of by the common table of the cupbearers what a perilsome thing it was to let any stranger or out-dweller approach so near the precincts of the prince as the great chamber without examining what he was and giving him his pass.
    • 2014, Pat Rogers, Grub Street (Routledge Revivals): Studies in a Subculture:
      It did not need the Scourers or the Mohocks to make going abroad a perilsome affair.