Thesaurus / endangering


Must I take so-called justice on myself at her expense—to the oppression, darkening, and endangering of her life?

The Flight of the ShadowGeorge MacDonald

But perhaps for that very reason I ought to be the more chary in endangering the only support that she is like to have.

Can You Forgive Her?Anthony Trollope

She was letting her knowledge of the story influence her, and endangering her version of it.

When Ghost Meets GhostWilliam Frend De Morgan

He did not flatter himself with the pleasing fear that he might be endangering her happiness; it was only his own that was risked.

Kenelm Chillingly, CompleteEdward Bulwer-Lytton

As I have a great responsibility on your account, I wish to be certain that you are not endangering yourselves in the street.

Explorers of the DawnMazo de la Roche

Indeed, the last events in Rio Medio were endangering his position.

RomanceJoseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer

In fact, the abuses are growing so rapidly as to justify a fear of their endangering the establishment.

The cypresses uprooted by the blast fell now and then across the road, endangering the poor boy's head.

Spinning-Wheel StoriesLouisa May Alcott

His policy was censured for endangering the Spanish empire in America by supporting the independence of the British colonies.

Far from imagining that he derived any benefit from it, he at times even feared that he was endangering his immortal soul.

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