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.
More Vocab Words::: layman - man who is not a cleric; man who is nonprofessional
::: morose - ill-humored; sullen; sullenly melancholy
::: irony - hidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean; use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning
::: formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question
::: patronize - support; act superior toward; treat in a condescending manner; be a customer of; N. patron: one that supports; regular customer; N. patronage; CF. boycott
::: shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
::: discordant - not harmonious; conflicting
::: glib - fluent (with insincerity or superficiality); facile; slick
::: scaffold - temporary platform for workers (to work at heights above the ground); bracing framework; platform for execution
::: distinct - clearly different; clearly noticed