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Or if he did, he was diplomatic enough not to jeopardize his post by babbling of it to me.

By a word he could have done it, yet he feared lest that word must jeopardize his brother.

Were he to accede to such a proposal as Oliver now made him, assuredly he must jeopardize all that.

In any event, she had no right to jeopardize this honest Chinaman's safety by refusing it.

Howard had confessed, so why should she jeopardize her good name uselessly?

This was so, but only in so far as his actions would not jeopardize the peace of his own nation.

After all, if Diogenes chose to jeopardize his head, what was it to them?

The grocer is sorry, and the butcher, too; but they can not jeopardize their business.

Why, then, should we wish to jeopardize the results of our peaceful labors?

All willing to jeopardize your lives for gold, and when gotten what do you do with it?

WORD ORIGIN

1640s, from jeopardy + -ize. Related: Jeopardized; jeopardizing. As a verb, Middle English used simple jeopard (late 14c.).

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