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Word: hazardous

Definition: dangerous


Sentences Containing 'hazardous'

``That seems to me as hazardous as uncertain, and convinces me that my scheme is far better than yours.''
Bankruptcies are most frequent in the most hazardous trades.
The most hazardous of all trades, that of a smuggler, though, when the adventure succeeds, it is likewise the most profitable, is the infallible road to bankruptcy.
The presumptuous hope of success seems to act here as upon all other occasions, and to entice so many adventurers into those hazardous trades, that their competition reduces the profit below what is sufficient to compensate the risk.
Merchants engaged in the hazardous projects of trade, all tremble at the thoughts of being obliged, at all times, to expose the real state of their circumstances.

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