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Today's word is:

dangerous

|ˈdānjərəs|

adjective

  • Able or likely to cause harm or injury: a dangerous animal | ice was making the roads dangerous.
  • Likely to cause problems or to have adverse consequences: our most dangerous opponents in the playoffs | it's dangerous to go alone! take this.

ORIGIN: Middle English (in the senses 'arrogant,''fastidious,' and 'difficult to please'): from Old French dangereus, from dangier (see danger) .