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The prospect of such a fall-out—which had been a looming prospect for years—raised the possibility of a sudden stop or delays to daily trading across the border into France, that could even imperil supplies of fresh food and medicines.
THE U.K. HAS FINALLY REACHED A CHRISTMAS EVE TRADE DEAL WITH THE EUKDUNN6DECEMBER 24, 2020FORTUNE
All along the migration routes, people are changing the landscape in ways that imperil birds.
AROUND THE WORLD, BIRDS ARE IN CRISISALISON PEARCE STEVENSDECEMBER 3, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
They generate less anxiety in students, for example — an important factor to consider at a time when the pandemic is already imperiling young people’s mental health.
AN ARGUMENT FOR GIVING KIDS OPEN-BOOK TESTS DURING THE PANDEMIC (AND AFTER)VALERIE STRAUSSNOVEMBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
In the Caribbean, ocean acidification and swelling seas are driving coral reefs toward extinction and imperiling fishing and tourism.
THE U.S. WILL LEAVE THE PARIS CLIMATE ACCORD ON NOV. 4. BUT VOTERS WILL DECIDE FOR HOW LONG.STEVEN MUFSON, BRADY DENNISOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
They also fear that the plan could imperil hopes of reopening middle and high schools by next semester, since many staff members being reassigned are critical to crafting reopening plans.
PRINCIPALS CRITICAL OF D.C. SCHOOL SYSTEM’S PLAN TO REOPEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLSPERRY STEINOCTOBER 28, 2020WASHINGTON POST
He did not wish to imperil Alan's superb aloofness by involving him in the acrimonious and undignified defence of a friend.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
The honey, I say, would imperil the grubs' lives, The Bee must therefore first be made to disgorge.
MORE HUNTING WASPSJ. HENRI FABRE
In those of which we are speaking a too strong light seems to imperil the success of the experiment.
MYSTERIOUS PSYCHIC FORCESCAMILLE FLAMMARION
All she thought was to get away—far away from these men who were trying to imperil her immortal soul.
SERAPIS, COMPLETEGEORG EBERS
Her former efficient commander, Captain Coxetter, has gone where bars or rough waters never imperil his safety.
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WORDS RELATED TO IMPERIL

  • endanger
  • hazard
  • imperil
  • jeopardize
  • lay open
  • leave open
  • make liable
  • make vulnerable
  • peril
  • put in harm's way
  • risk
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