dangerously dangerously  /ˈdeɪn dʒə rəs li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a dangerous manner

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Pollution from the mining and processing operations of Doe Run Peru has led to dangerously high concentrations of lead in children's blood in La Oroya.
  2. The excessive gasoline load carried forced them to fly dangerously low, 400 feet above the ground during the earlier stages of their trip.
  3. If some of this heat were not transported away from the tropics, average equatorial temperatures would probably begin to rise dangerously.

News

  1. Water Right Technologies, Inc. Offers Customized Crop Management Programs to Combat Drought Concerns

    ESCALON, Calif., June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Snow pack levels are dangerously low, according to recent California Department of Water Resources' snow pack survey results. At only 17 percent of normal ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Scare in the Air: 2 Planes in Near-Miss Above NYC

    Two planes came dangerously close to each other in the air over New York City, NBC New York reported. The near-miss at 3:45 p.m. on June 13 is being investigated by the Federal Aviation
    on June 21, 2013     Source: NBC New York

  3. Retirement Shortfall May Top $14 Trillion

    One way or another, the federal government, and ultimately U.S. taxpayers, will foot an enormous retirement bill. According to a new study, "The Retirement Savings Crisis: Is It Worse Than We Think?" the nation is dangerously unprepared for retirement. The financial shortfall threatens to be so great, in fact, that we either need to beef up Social Security and other public and private retirement ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: U.S.News & World Report LP via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "If Sao Paulo wants to host the opening game or the competition as a whole, the deadline is getting close," Teixeira told reporters. "Cape Town built its stadium in two-and-a-half years, so we are dangerously close to the limit."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Teixeira Source: Reuters Africa

  2. "It is reckless to use these incidents as media vehicles for political gain," Cantor said. "That is why I have deep concerns that some - DCCC Chairman Chris Van Hollen, and DNC Chairman Tim Kaine, in particular - are dangerously fanning the...
    on Mar 25, 2010 By: Eric Cantor Source: Seattle Times

  3. "There is in some corners a belief that we can simply turn the page in Iraq, come home, and move on to other things," McCain said in his opening statement. "This is dangerously wrong. If we surrender in Iraq, we will be back -- in Iraq and...
    on Sep 11, 2007 By: John McCain Source: CNN

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