• it is an adjective
• it is pronounced as /ˈper.əl.əs/
• it means extremely dangerous
for example; The country roads are quite perilous.
distracted• it is an adjective
• it is pronounced as /dɪˈstræk.tɪd/
• it means nervous, worried or confused
• for example; Gill seems rather distracted at the moment - I think she's worried about her exams.
pose• it is a verb • it is pronounced as /poʊz/
• it means to cause something, especially a problem or difficulty
• for example; Weapons pose a threat to everyone.
oblivion• it is a noun
• it is pronounced as /əˈblɪv.i.ən/
• it means the state of being completely forgotten
• for example; They drank themselves into oblivion.
pedestrian• it is a noun
• it is pronounced as /pəˈdes.tri.ən/
• it means a person who is walking
• for example; The road is dangerous, so pedestrians should avoid it.
dramatic• it is an adjective
• it is pronounced as /drəˈmæt.ɪk/
• it means very sudden or noticeable, or full of action and excitement
• for example; We watched scenes of the dramatic (= exciting) rescue on the news.
injure• it is a verb
• it is pronounced as /ˈɪn.dʒər/
• it means to hurt or cause physical harm to a person or animal
• for example; She fell and injured her shoulder.