from The Century Dictionary.
- Full of risk or danger; hazardous; risky.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective rare Risky.
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- adjective archaic
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That would be very riskful, because responsibility and leadership is a necessity now and forever.
He told her about his riskful adventures gambling his small savings against stock index futures and then reinvesting in a dangerous but high-yield emerald-mining cartel in Bolivia.
"This is a very riskful journey," said Bjorn, "and few would have the heart to take it save thou and I."
It was riskful going through the strip of woods, but when they entered the little canon that cleft a ridge of cliffs, rising impudently out of
When he thought of the weary, lagging, riskful weeks that were still to ensue before he should actually see Cornelia again, he felt as though he should go utterly mad.
As the night was growing dark, I made my way from these riskful farms to Rosina, a little village on the way back to Naples.
High interest, as every one knows, means riskful security.
It was a very riskful affair to admit as partners young men whose character for ability might be very doubtful.
As this guide spindle is always liable to be clogged with the muddy deposit from the boiling water, which yields a very adhesive encrustation, the result is a very riskful tendency to impede the free action of the Safety Valve, and thereby prevent its serving its purpose.
We found that there were several riskful conditions attached to the proposed contract, which we considered it imprudent to agree to.