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 for On one''s peril
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Peril \Per"il\, n. [F. p['e]ril, fr. L. periculum, periclum,
     akin to peritus experienced, skilled, and E. fare. See
     Fare, and cf. Experience.]
     Danger; risk; hazard; jeopardy; exposure of person or
     property to injury, loss, or destruction.
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           In perils of waters, in perils of robbers. --2 Cor. xi.
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           Adventure hard
           With peril great achieved.               --Milton.
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     At one's peril, or On one's peril, with risk or danger to
        one; at the hazard of. "On thy soul's peril." --Shak.
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     Syn: Hazard; risk; jeopardy. See Danger.
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