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perils, plural;
  1. Expose to danger; threaten
    • - Jonathon periled his life for love of David
  1. Serious and immediate danger
    • - his family was in peril
    • - a setback to the state could present a peril to the regime
  2. The dangers or difficulties that arise from a particular situation or activity
    • - she first witnessed the perils of pop stardom a decade ago

  1. endanger: pose a threat to; present a danger to; "The pollution is endangering the crops"
  2. hazard: a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune; "drinking alcohol is a health hazard"
  3. queer: put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position
  4. riskiness: a state of danger involving risk
  5. risk: a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury; "he saw the rewards but not the risks of crime"; "there was a danger he would do the wrong thing"
  6. Peril were a Japanese/Australian industrial band operating throughout the early 1990s.
  7. A situation of serious and immediate danger; Something that causes, contains, or presents danger; To cause to be in danger; to imperil
  8. (Perils) When applied to homeowner's insurance, a peril is an event that can damage the property. Homeowner's insurance may cover the property for a wide variety of perils caused by accidents, nature, or people.
  9. (Perils) An event which may result in a loss or damage. Fire, malicious damage, storms, flood, theft and accidents are examples of perils. Only insured perils that are stated in the insurance policy, are covered.
  10. (Perils) Also referred to as causes of loss, these are circumstances against which you are insured by an insurance contract. Examples may include wind damage to your home or collision damage to your vehicle. ...
  11. (Perils) The extra covers, such as storm or flood, which normally go with fire insurance but if it's not listed, then it's not covered. Superseded a little by all-singing, all-dancing "accidental damage" policies (see previously).
  12. The cause of a possible loss.
  13. Cause of loss such as fire, windstorm, collision, etc.
  14. A term used in the Marine Insurance Act (1906) to denote a hazard. The principle of proximate cause is applied to an insured peril to determine whether or not a loss is recoverable. In modern practice the term "risk" often replaces "peril".
  15. A danger or hazard that can cause a loss, for example, a car collision with an object, or a fire.
  16. A condition, action or event that causes a loss.
  17. The cause of damages or a loss, such as a flood or theft.
  18. The event that caused a loss covered by the policy, e.g., fire windstorm.
  19. A specific risk or cause of loss covered by an insurance policy, such as a fire, windstorm, flood, or theft. A named-peril policy covers the policyholder only for the risks named in the policy in contrast to an all-risk policy, which covers all causes of loss except those specifically excluded.
  20. an event that causes loss to property, such as fire/lightning, windstorm/hurricane, freezing, theft, explosion, etc.
  21. The cause of loss or damage.
  22. The cause of a loss insured against in a policy.
  23. Cause or source of loss.
  24. Event causing damage to your property (for example: fire, tornado, theft, or vandalism).
  25. An insurance risk; for example, if a company is insured against fire, then fire is the peril.