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verb as in endanger

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Too moderate and the more radical groups call you a snitch, jeopardizing your standing and authority at demonstrations.

They only have one brain, and jeopardizing its safety unnecessarily is a complete non-starter for me.

But the sordid tale now runs far deeper still and has already begun jeopardizing lives in Cuba, Mexico, and Miami.

They were prevented by law from advising the remaining three, for fear of jeopardizing a criminal investigation.

“We cannot afford to do those things without jeopardizing the future for our kids,” Romney said.

The remaining reels in the film will be devoted to Teddy chasing you with a 5·9 howitzer for jeopardizing his connubial happiness.

He had compelled Maison to disgorge the money without jeopardizing his own liberty.

Towering ruins loomed up on every hand, swaying in the breeze and jeopardizing life.

We abandoned our boat when we saw that by trying to hold on to it any longer we should be jeopardizing the steamer.

We shall not imitate the enemy, appropriating territory and jeopardizing the peace of the world.


On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to jeopardizing, such as: threaten, imperil, peril, risk, stake, and hazard.

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