I'm trying to say that the working conditions in a certain area are hazardous, but I wanted to use a better word, and perilous seemed to match, but you know thesauruses sometimes don't make sense.... Does this make sense?

Therefore, I have concluded that the perilous working conditions can no longer be allowed.

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  • Hello, taylor. How do dictionaries define 'perilous'? Does it seem to match your requirements? Once you've done (and added) some research, I'm sure someone here will advise you on idiomaticity. – Edwin Ashworth Mar 31 '18 at 19:57
  • What about "unacceptable" & "health scaring conditions" ? I found that in reference to "All products had to be withdrawn due to a health scare" – FrankMK Mar 31 '18 at 20:07
  • Sure it's OK. Did you check a thesaurus for hazardous and perilous to see if they are close? If you can rewrite your question so that it is about the nuances of each word then maybe this could be reopened (unfortunately, this is not a writing advice or proofreading service, that's probably why this was closed). – Mitch Mar 31 '18 at 21:32

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