dangerously

dangerously
UK [ˈdeɪndʒərəslɪ] / US adverb
1) to such a degree that harm, death, damage, or destruction is possible
dangerously low/high/hot etc:

Her blood pressure was climbing dangerously high.

dangerously close/near:

He was standing dangerously close to the machine.

dangerously ill:

Your father is dangerously ill and may not survive the night.

2) in a way that is likely to harm someone or to damage something

Rimmington denied that he was driving dangerously last night.


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