Definition of peril:
fortune, exhibit, baffle, unwrap, hazard, lie in wait, disclose, uncover, foil, expose, scupper, stake, chance, venture, adventure, discover, scotch, ambush, give away, danger, debunk, thwart, menace, let out, break, queer, imperil, risk of exposure, risk of infection, divulge, let on, frustrate, threaten, riskiness, ambuscade, jeopardy, endanger, risk, lurk, luck, safety, bilk, reveal, display, endangerment, bring out, bushwhack, imperilment, jeopardize, jeopardise, spoil, cross, waylay, insecurity.
adversity (part of speech: noun)
- hard luck,
- bad luck,
- hard times,
- rainy day,
danger (part of speech: noun)
- study at danger
- "Plotting in Pirate Seas", Francis Rolt-Wheeler.
- "Plato's Republic", Plato.
- "The Comstock Club", Charles Carroll Goodwin.