dangerous undertaking


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Noun1.dangerous undertaking - a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)dangerous undertaking - a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)
project, task, undertaking, labor - any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted; "he prepared for great undertakings"
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If we wish to see King Roquat of the Rocks, we must visit his own country, where he is all powerful, and therefore it will be a dangerous undertaking.
It seemed to me as if you were yourself preparing for some dangerous undertaking, about which I did not dare to question you, since you told me nothing.
Like any good cop, Ballard chafes at the idea of handing off her cases, so she pursues the investigation on the down-low, a particularly dangerous undertaking, considering that the lead officer on the nightclub case is none other than the officer who sexually harassed her.
Controlling thoroughbreds during mating is a dangerous undertaking.
dangerous undertaking since it will fill in many gaps and break many taboos of Turkish history.
The loading of heavy equipment, all-terrain vehicles, motorcycles, and a variety of other items is often at least a two person job and if performed without proper precautions, a fairly dangerous undertaking that can result in injury.
She dared to return to Cuba to deliver contraband papers, a dangerous undertaking for her family as well as herself.
When their world-famous, treasure-hunting parents suddenly vanish, it's up to the Kidds to uncover the secret of their parents' most recent mission - a dangerous undertaking on a life-or-death deadline

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