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1. Marked by danger; perilous.
2. Depending on chance; risky.

haz′ard·ous·ly adv.
haz′ard·ous·ness n.
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Noun1.hazardousness - the state of being dangerous
danger - the condition of being susceptible to harm or injury; "you are in no danger"; "there was widespread danger of disease"
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(ˈhӕzəd) noun
(something which causes) a risk of harm or danger. the hazards of mountain-climbing.
1. to risk; to be prepared to do (something, the result of which is uncertain). Are you prepared to hazard your life for the success of this mission?
2. to put forward (a guess etc).
ˈhazardous adjective
dangerous. a hazardous journey; hazardous waste.
ˈhazardousness noun
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