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verb as in jeopardize

verb as in expose

verb as in imperil


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It was impossible to touch the mud of Paris without periling the subsistence of eighteen hundred persons.

Their generous hostess, periling her own life for them, daily supplied them with food.

For now it came to me that while I would be saving life, mayhap I had been periling it again.

This was the girl whom to see, perhaps in his arms, she was now periling her liberty and her life unknown to him!

God knows, in periling your safety, and exposing you to the common chances of war, I make a sacrifice that few could estimate.

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On this page you'll find 216 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to periling, such as: imperil, threaten, chance, gamble, hazard, and peril.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.