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dan·ger·ous

 (dān′jər-əs)
adj.
1. Involving or filled with danger; perilous.
2. Being able or likely to do harm.

dan′ger·ous·ly adv.
dan′ger·ous·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.dangerously - in a dangerous manner; "he came dangerously close to falling off the ledge"

dangerously

adverb
1. seriously, badly, severely, gravely, critically, acutely, grievously He is dangerously ill.
2. perilously, alarmingly, carelessly, precariously, recklessly, daringly, riskily, harmfully, hazardously, unsafely, unsecurely He rushed downstairs dangerously fast.
Translations
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dangerously

[ˈdeɪndʒrəslɪ] ADVpeligrosamente, de forma peligrosa
he was driving dangerously close to the car in frontconducía tan pegado al coche de delante que era peligroso
I came dangerously close to hitting himfaltó muy poco para que le pegara
he didn't die, but he came dangerously close to itno murió, pero estuvo a punto or le faltó poco
to drive dangerouslyconducir de forma temeraria (Jur) → conducir con imprudencia temeraria
dangerously highpeligrosamente alto
to be dangerously illestar gravemente enfermo
to live dangerously (= take risks) → llevar una vida arriesgada, vivir al límite
go on, live dangerously, have another glass of wine! (hum) → venga, un día es un día, ¡tómate otra copa de vino!
dangerously lowpeligrosamente bajo

dangerously

[ˈdeɪndʒərəsli] adv
[close, high, low] → dangereusement
dangerously ill → très gravement malade
to live dangerously → vivre dangereusement
[drive] → dangereusementdanger signal nsignal m d'alarmedanger zone nzone f dangereuse

dangerously

advgefährlich; low, highbedenklich; driverücksichtslos; the deadline is getting dangerously closeder Termin rückt bedenklich nahe; she was dangerously illsie war todkrank, sie schwebte in Lebensgefahr; let’s live dangerously for oncelass uns einmal etwas riskieren

dangerously

[ˈdeɪndʒrəslɪ] adv (gen) → pericolosamente; (wounded) → gravemente
dangerously ill → in pericolo di vita, gravemente malato/a
References in classic literature ?
So he rode away, and when he reached his father, the latter was dangerously ill, and near his death.
The sand lay in billows, and was in places very uneven, so that the boat rocked dangerously from side to side; but it never quite tipped over, and the speed was so great that the shaggy man himself became frightened and began to wonder how he could make the ship go slower.
Well, my dear," she said, "poor Dinah Brown has just had a letter brought to say that her mother is dangerously ill, and that she must go directly if she wishes to see her alive.
The wanton wind had been so busily kissing them all the morning that they were quite dry, so I was able to find room for them in my knapsack without danger to the other contents; and, with a hasty good-day to their recent possessor, I set off at full speed to find a secure nook where I could throw myself down on the grass, and let loose the absurd laughter that was dangerously bottled up within me; but even before I do that it behoves me if possible to vindicate my sanity to the reader.
She imagined some half dozen women in love with him and thought he must lean dangerously toward an indefinite one, whom she pictured with great charms of person, but with an altogether contemptible disposition.
More than one, in digging underneath the wheel, was dangerously injured by the splinters of stone.
To a dance-girl like, who as it seem'th to me, Too long, and dangerously persistent, Always, always, just on SINGLE leg hath stood?
But Raffles had reminded himself by his movement with the flask that it had become dangerously loose from its leather covering, and catching sight of a folded paper which had fallen within the fender, he took it up and shoved it under the leather so as to make the glass firm.
Then he started to say something to his little companion, but before he could speak the buggy began to sway dangerously from side to side and the earth seemed to rise up before them.
For immediately he was surrounded by a crowd of girls who drew the knitting-needles from their hair and began Jabbing them at the Guardian with the sharp points dangerously near his fat cheeks and blinking eyes.
Terribly, dangerously happy, Mac,"-- Hilda spoke quietly, pressing the rough sleeve of his greatcoat with her gloved hand.
Through a rift in the mist, he caught a glimpse of the brown sail of a fishing-boat, dangerously near the land.