Definition of risque:
zesty, drab, blue-blooded, lewd, patrician, aristocratical, gritty, savory, spunky, spicy, blueish, downhearted, robust, romantic, intimate, fat, animal, juicy, off, gamy, blue, bawdy, dark, blasphemous, low-spirited, salty, indecent, racy, low, dismal, luscious, depressed, downcast, toothsome, red-hot, high, dispirited, naughty, sorry, drear, grim, off-color, rich, dingy, sexual, gamey, gloomy, suggestive, amorous, bluish, gentle, savoury, down in the mouth, game, mettlesome, sexy, puritanical, full-bodied, spirited, disconsolate, aristocratic, piquant, lively, vulgar, obscene, sensual, voluptuous, hot, dreary, profane, down, puritanic.
For I should think, no man, in the exercise of his reason would be inclined in any instance to trespass upon the equal rights of citizens, knowing that if he should do it, he would weaken and risque the security of his own.- "The Original Writings of Samuel Adams, Volume 4", Samuel Adams.
- "Kent Knowles: Quahaug", Joseph C. Lincoln.
That the loss of liberty was, in his opinion, equal to, if not worse, than the loss of life; that he had always determined, if by any accident or misfortune he had been subjected to the former, he would run the greatest risque of the latter to rescue himself from it; which he said, if men did not want resolution, was always enough; for that it was ridiculous to conceive that two or three men could confine two or three hundred, unless the prisoners were either fools or cowards, especially when they were neither chained nor fettered.- "The History of the Life of the Late Mr. Jonathan Wild the Great", Henry Fielding.