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adjective as in at risk

adjective as in threatened

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There had been concern earlier that barring mask violators from riding might run afoul of other federal funding requirements, potentially imperiling much-needed financial support, Scroggins said.

Species are imperiled from winding rivers to windswept tundra to the dense tropical forests of Borneo.

Lack of moral leadership at a moment like this imperils democracy itself.

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All the while, museums sat shuttered, their futures imperiled by economic struggles brought on by a pandemic.

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Decades of hard-won progress for anti-discrimination protections and family recognition are now imperiled by the shifting math.

Despite the financial remedy, partial repeal of the screen quota has imperiled the domestic market.

It is an extreme, heightened set-up, I say: the whole hostage-taking, life-imperiled prolog.

As the brazen crime leads to the discovery of several bodies, media coverage feeds a sense of security imperiled.

Chicago is a city imperiled by impotent leadership that is unwilling to face down this crisis.

He often files amicus briefs, especially in cases where constitutionally guaranteed rights are imperiled.

He would have given anything he possessed to join this long dash to save, if possible, two imperiled American girls.

He looked upon the lives of his soldiers as a sacred trust, not to be carelessly imperiled.

Even that short time had been enough to sweep the imperiled lad past the place.

It was of the essence of her fatality that he always "understood" when his failing to do so might have imperiled his hold on her.

The vine was really giving way, and Davis instantly grasped both wrists of the imperiled lad.


On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to imperiled, such as: at hazard, endangered, exposed, in jeopardy, in peril, and jeopardized.

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