security vs danger

security

Definitions

noun

  1. a department responsible for the security of the institution's property and workers
  2. an electrical device that sets off an alarm when someone tries to break in
  3. a formal declaration that documents a fact of relevance to finance and investment; the holder has a right to receive interest or dividends
  4. a guarantee that an obligation will be met
  5. defense against financial failure; financial independence
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Examples

But for the watermark, the thickness of the paper and the missing security thread, the note, reportedly obtained from a private bank, looked like genuine currency for all practical purposes.

The security police quickly squelched an extremely rare public demonstration demanding political reform on Monday, the 41st anniversary of the Baath Party's seizure of power here.

He appealed to all householders to continually check their security arrangements.

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danger

Definitions

noun

  1. the condition of being susceptible to harm or injury
  2. a cause of pain or injury or loss
  3. a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
  4. a dangerous place

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.

Going upmarket, I can go into Dear Soup except on busy days, as the tables are a bit close together and sitting beside a slurper is an ever-present danger.

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