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fraught with danger

Cliché [of something] full of something dangerous or unpleasant. The spy's trip to Russia was fraught with danger. My escape from the kidnapper was fraught with danger.
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Weston, or hearing his voice even in conversation with another: which would certainly have been a very great pleasure, however hurtful or however fraught with pain.
Of my journey to Sari it is only necessary to say that it was fraught with the usual excitement and adventure, incident to all travel across the face of savage Pellucidar.
The business of exploring each of them would be fraught with danger; but danger was only a natural factor of each day's life--it never appalled Tarzan.
She wished that he had remained--two days seemed an eternity in contemplation-two days of constant fear, two days, every moment of which would be fraught with danger.
To pass through these and find egress through the boma seemed a task too fraught with insurmountable obstacles to warrant even the slightest consideration, and yet there was no other way.
His venture was far too serious, and the results of exposure too fraught with danger, to permit of his taking any chances with a disloyal fellow-conspirator.
Quietly and without any warning he changed the subject into one which was fraught with embarrassment for her.
And Van Baerle, as we have seen, locked it up with his most precious bulbs, to think no more of it, after his godfather had left him; very unlike Boxtel, who looked upon this parcel as a clever pilot does on the distant and scarcely perceptible cloud which is increasing on its way and which is fraught with a storm.
His little song of love, fraught with keenness of anxiety, came to the ears of a man and woman lounging in deck-chairs under the awning; and it was the quick-eyed woman who first saw the golden head of Jerry and cried out what she saw.
Not only was such an act sacrilegious in its nature, but it was fraught with peril.
For most of his poems have at least a tone of sadness, even the joyous song of the skylark leaves us with a sigh on our lips, "our sincerest laughter with some pain is fraught.
The Barry garden was a bowery wilderness of flowers which would have delighted Anne's heart at any time less fraught with destiny.
But take care to avoid troubles which eat out the heart on the fourth of the beginning and ending of the month; it is a day very fraught with fate.
Appreciation of these physical attributes came later, of course, when I had better opportunity to study the men at close range and under circumstances less fraught with danger and excitement.
Without touching upon its uselessness in all points of view, he regarded the experiment as fraught with extreme danger, both to the citizens, who might sanction by their presence so reprehensible a spectacle, and also to the towns in the neighborhood of this deplorable cannon.