dangerous vs safe

dangerous

Definitions

adjective

  1. involving or causing danger or risk; liable to hurt or harm
  2. causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm

Examples

He asked me bluntly, ‘Why would you want to leave private life and take on such a difficult, dangerous and probably thankless job?’

That which is soft and effeminate, which is calculated to excite the passions, by multitudes of ambiguous expressions, (not the less dangerous for being so cloaked) should be considered by Christians as an abuse the more deplorable, as it has even been censured and condemned by the pagans.

The principals of the local schools could be counted on for a couple of fresh scrubbed altar boys in charge of polished crucifix, candlesticks and dangerously toxic swinging thuribles.

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safe

Definitions

adjective

  1. having reached a base without being put out
  2. free from danger or the risk of harm
  3. financially safe
  4. (of an undertaking) secure from risk

noun

  1. contraceptive device consisting of a sheath of thin rubber or latex that is worn over the penis during intercourse
  2. a ventilated or refrigerated cupboard for securing provisions from pests
  3. strongbox where valuables can be safely kept

Examples

Shah went forth with her for a distance of three parasangs; after which he bade farewell to her and the Wazir and those with him, and returned to his home in gladness and safety.

Their prayers were answered and the child was found safe and well.

If there was any hope of holding on to even a shred of her dwindling self-respect, she should do exactly what she knew Margo would do—close the laptop, take her de-scrunchied, perfumed, and nearly thonged self down to the nearest club, pick up the first passably good-looking stranger who asked her to dance, and bring him back to the apartment for some safe but anonymous sex.

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