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hazardous

adjective
     
haz‧ard‧ous
dangerous, especially to people's health or safety
hazardous to
The chemicals in paint can be hazardous to health.
the disposal of hazardous waste
WORD FOCUS: dangerous WORD FOCUS: dangerous
similar words: hazardous, risky, treacherous, perilous literary


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dangerous

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